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

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Genus:
Euthymele Mabille, 1878 . Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 21 : 24.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : EUDAMINI

Type-species:
Hesperia mercatus Fabricius, 1793. Entomologia systematica : 332.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Lindsey , 1925. Ann. ent. Soc. Am. 18(1): 86.

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Hesperia mercatus Fabricius is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older established nominal species Papilio fulgerator Walch, 1775 (Der Naturforscher 7 : 115, pl. 1, figs 2a, 2b).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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