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

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Genus:
Clytia Swainson, 1833 . Zool. Illustr. 3 : pl.120.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PAPILIONIDAE : PAPILIONINAE : PAPILIONINI

Type-species:
Papilio clytia Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 479.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
(through Article 68.4 (absolute tautonymy)) . [(under Article 68 (d))]

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

This generic name is invalid under the Law of Homonymy, it being a junior homonym (a) of Clytia Lamouroux, 1812 (Nouv. Bull. Soc. philomat. Paris 3 (63) : 184) and (b) of Clytia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 (Mém. présentés Acad. roy. Sci. Inst. Fr. 2 : 287).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Chilasa Moore, 1881: 153.


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