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

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Genus:
Gyrocheilus Butler, 1867 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3) 20 : 267.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : SATYRINAE : SATYRINI

Type-species:
Pronophila patrobas Hewitson, 1862. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 1: 16, pl.6, figs 40-41.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status MEXICO: ? Locality, (C.W. Hewitson Collection)..

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

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Junior name(s):
Geirocheilus ; Edwards, 1874: 18.
Gyrochilus ; Kirby, 1882: 160.


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