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Number: 11264.0
In Author: Boisduval & Guenée
Author: Boisduval
Bhl Page:
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Eurycus
Journal: Hist. nat. Ins.
Year: 1836
Homonym Count: 1.0
Page: 391, 392
Ref Id: 510.0
Status: Junior objective synonym
Subfamily: Papilioninae
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Tribe: Troidini
Volume: 1
Senior Syn: CRESSIDA
Senior Syn Author: Swainson
Senior Syn Page: pl.94
Senior Syn Year: 1832
Type Country: See BHL scanned Type-species page
Type Des: (through Article 67.8 (replacement names))
Type Sp Author: Swainson
Type Sp Bhl Page:
Type Sp Journal: Zool. Illustr.
Type Sp Page: pl.94
Type Sp Volume: 3
Type Sp Year: 1832
Type Sp Ref Id: 11318.0
Type Sp Genus: Cressida
Type Sp: heliconides
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Memo: Hemming (1967) stated:- Boisduval introduced the name Eurycus as a replacement for Cressida Swainson, 1832, which he rejected on the ground of tautonymy with the specific name of the nominal species Papilio cressida Fabricius, 1775. Nomenclatorially (though not taxonomically) Boisduval was in error, for, as has been shown in the note on the name Cressida Swainson, the type-species of that genus is the nominal species Cressida heliconides Swainson, but the taxon represented by that nominal species is considered on taxonomic grounds to be the same as that represented by the nominal species Papilio cressida Fabricius. Boisduval did not cite the nominal species Cressida heliconides Swainson, when establishing the genus Eurycus, but, as Eurycus was introduced as a replacement for Cressida, it automatically takes as its type-species the nominal species which is the type-species of the genus bearing the replaced name. Cowan (1970: 16) stated:- The title of Boisduval's "1836" [cf. title-page] (in Roret, Suite àBuffon, Hist, nat. Ins.) Spec. gén. Lépid. 1 has become garbled into "Consid. gén. Lépid 1", or a variant, in a large block of entries between Calais (: 85) and Gamana (: 195). The date is wrongly given as [1836] throughout. The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Dataset buttmoth
Dataset ID f8bc9b9c-009a-4689-bd01-ed621095c457
Resource Butterflies and Moths of the World
Resource ID c1727662-2d1e-426f-818c-d144552a747c