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

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Genus:
Ajantis Hübner, 1816 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 13.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : HELICONIINAE : HELICONIINI : Subtribe unassigned

Type-species:
Papilio sapho Drury, 1782. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : index et 54, pl.38, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 106.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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