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

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Genus:
Corybantes Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 101.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : CASTNIIDAE : CASTNIINAE

Type-species:
Papilio pylades Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 200, pl.387, figs A, B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Oiticica , 1955. Revta bras. Ent. 3: 145.

Type specimens:
Type(s) WEST INDIES: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

None of the six nominal species placed in this genus by Hübner is a butterfly.

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Junior name(s):
Corybanthes ; Buchecker, 1876: pl.1, pl.20.


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