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

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Genus:
Gamia Holland, 1896 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 : 84.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Proteides galua Holland, 1891. Ent. News 2: 3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Proteides galua Holland is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Proteides shelleyi Sharpe, 1890 (Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 : 349).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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