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

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Genus:
Erynnis Schrank, 1801 . Fauna boica 2(1) : 152, 157.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Papilio tages Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 485.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1872. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 4: 71.

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

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

Learn more about Hesperiidae in Wikipedia.

See images at Butterflies of America where it is treated in the Pyrrginae: Carcharodini.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ERYNNIS and included species.

Junior name(s):
Astycus Hübner, 1822: 1, 3, 5, 6, 8-10.
Erinnys ; Ochsenheimer, 1816: 33.
Erymnis ; Rafinesque, 1815: 128, no. 39.
Prynnis ; Miller, 1992: 16.
Tanaos ; Blanchard, 1840: 467.
Tanaus ; Mielke, 2004: 47.
Thanaes ; Simms, 1920: 12.
Thanaos Boisduval, 1834: 240.
Thanatos Hemming, 1967: 437.
Thanaus ; Kirby, 1897: 12.
Thannaos ; Lang, 1884: 347, 388.
Thimele ; Hayward, 1933: 264.
Thymale Oken, 1815: 757, 758.
Thymale ; Rafinesque, 1815: 128, no. 40.
Thymate ; Hayward, 1973: 57.
Thymela ; Raymundo, 1907: pl.22.
Thymele Fabricius, 1807: 287.
Thymele Illiger, 1807: 1180.
Thymeles ; Nekrutenko, 2003: 81.


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