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

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Genus:
Elzunia Bryk, 1937 . Parnassiana 4(3/8) : 21.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : ITHOMIINAE : TITHOREINI

Type-species:
Helicona bomplandii Guérin-Méneville, 1844. Iconog. Régne Anim. Cuvier 1(Insectes): 472.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

Bryk's object in establishing this generic name was to provide a name for what Doubleday ([1847], Gen. diurn. Lep. (1) : 99-100) had denominated as "Sectio 1" of the genus Tithorea which he then established.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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