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

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Genus:
Clothilda Blanchard, 1840 , in Castelnau. Hist. nat. Ins. 3 : 440.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : DANAINAE : DANAINI : EUPLOEINA

Type-species:
Argynnis briarea Godart, 1819. Encycl. m├ęth. Hist. nat. : 261.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Argynnis briarea is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as representing the same taxon as that represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio pantherata Martyn, [1797] (Psyche : pl. 12, fig. 27, pl. 14, fig. 35).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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