Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Thymetes ; Guérin-Méneville, 1844 . Iconog. Régne Anim. Cuvier 3(Insectes) : 478.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : BIBLIDINAE : CYRESTINI

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 69) stated:-

An Incorrect Premature Spelling for [Timetes and/or Tymetes Boisd. ms., a name first validly published as] Timetes Doubleday, [28 Dec.] 1844. This Ghost walked again in Druce, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1877 : 633, no. 4, under Paphia.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Tymetes Doyère, 1840: pl.139, fig. 1.


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