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

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Genus:
Hemipteris Mabille, 1889 . Naturaliste (2) 3 : 216.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Hemipteris fumida Mabille, 1889. Naturaliste (2), 3: 216.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Hemipteris fumida Mabille is currently treated as representing the same taxon as that represented by the older-established nominal species Pellicia tyana Plötz, 1882 (Stett. ent. Ztg 43 : 255).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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