Taxon profile


Alcides Hübner, 1822

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Uraniidae »  subfamily Uraniinae

Scientific synonyms

Orontes Swainson, 1833
Alcidis Hübner, 1823 (misspelling) m
Alcidia Westwood, 1879 (unjustified replacement name) u.repl.

Type taxon:Alcides orontiaria Hübner, 1823

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

species Alcides agathyrsus Kirsch, 1877
species Alcides aurora Salvin & Godman, 1877

Alcides aurora

species Alcides leone Vinciguerra, 2007
species Alcides metaurus (Hopffer, 1856) - North Queensland Day Moth

Alcides metaurus

species Alcides orontes (Linnaeus, 1763)

Alcides orontes

species Alcides privitera Vinciguerra, 2007

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1279594]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Alcides Hübner, 1822]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [f2a4e73e-e386-4813-99ed-ca55968a5358]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Alcides Hübner, 1822]
Data retrieved on: 15 March 2014

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m misspelling

u.repl. unjustified replacement name - new name proposed to replace junior homonym when not necessary.