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

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Triopades Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 73.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Papilio eupalemon Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 146, pl.366, fig.A.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 286.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Hemming (1967) stated:-

Stoll considered that his Papilio eupalemon was a Lycaenid butterfly of the "Plebius Ruralis" Section of the genus Papilio and a similar view was taken by Hübner. Kirby in 1871 (Syn. Cat. diurn. Lep. : 526) placed this species in the Hesperiids. Scudder (1875, loc. cit.) pointed out that Stoll's species was not a butterfly.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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