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

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Genus:
Chionobas Boisduval, 1833 . Icones hist. Lépid. nouv. ou peu connus 1(17/18) : 182.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : SATYRINAE : SATYRINI

Type-species:
Papilio aello Hübner, 1804. Samml. eur. Schmett. 1: pl. 102, figs 519-521.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Blanchard , 1840. In: Castelnau, Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 3: pl.Pap. 102, figs. 519-521.

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The nominal species Papilio aello is currently considered subjectively on taxonomic grounds to represent the same taxon as that represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio glacialis Moll, 1785 (in Schrank & Moll, Naturh. Briefe Oesterreich 1 : 102).

Cowan (1970: 44) stated:-

"(15/16) to read (Livr. 18)", [genus part].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Chinobas ; Möschler, 1863: 213.
Chionabas ; Doubleday, 1848: 31.


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