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

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Genus:
Erysichton Fruhstorfer, 1916 . Zool. Meded. Leiden 2 : 137.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Lycaena lineata Murray, 1874. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 524, pl.10, fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Tite , 1963. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13(4): 102.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

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