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

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Genus:
Hemiolaus Aurivillius, 1922 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 13 : 382.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : IOLAINI

Type-species:
Jolaus caeculus Höpffer, 1855. Ber. Akad. Wiss. Berlin : 642.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Stempffer & Bennett , 1958. Bull. Inst. fr. Afr. noire (A), 20(4): 1254.

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

No species were cited for this genus in the portion of the text included in Lieferung 306, but these were given in the immediately following portion of the text (: 386). This formed part of Lieferung 322. It was not published until 1923.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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