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

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Genus:
Axiocerses Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 72.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : APHNAEINI

Type-species:
Papilio perion Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 176, pl.379, figs B-C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Papilio perion is currently identified subjectively with that represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio harpax Fabricius, 1775 (Syst. Ent. : 829).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Axiocerces ; Eliot, 1973: 436.


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