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

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Genus:
Zerythis ; Blanchard, 1840 , in Castelnau. Hist. nat. Ins. 3 : 463.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : APHNAEINI

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

An Incorrect Subsequent Spelling of Leritis Boisduval, [1838].

Cowan (1970: 57) stated:-

"Leritis to read - Zeritis"].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Zeritis Boisduval, 1836: 6, pl.22 [= pl.6C], fig. 6.


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