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

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Genus:
Colias Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 99.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : COLIADINAE

Type-species:
Papilio sennae Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 470.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hemming , 1939. Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B), 8(7): 136.

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

Notes:
Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of the name Colias Fabricius, 1807.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Phoebis Hübner, 1819: 98.


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