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

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Genus:
Aloeides Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 73.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : APHNAEINI

Type-species:
Papilio pierus Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 84, pl.243, figs E-F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 107.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Aloeidas ; Hemming, 1967: 37.


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