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

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Genus:
Hipparchia Fabricius, 1807 , in Illiger. Mag. Insektenk. (Illiger) 6 : 281.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : SATYRINAE : SATYRINI

Type-species:
Papilio hermione Linnaeus, 1764. Mus. Lud. Ulr. Reg. : 281.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1868. Cat. diurn. Lep. Satyridae Brit. Mus. : 281. [(as a junior name of fagi Scop.)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Papilio hermione Linnaeus is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio fagi Scopoli, 1763 (Ent. carn. : 152).

See also: - Pseudotergumia Agenjo, 1947.

The type-species of Hipparchia Fabricius, 1807, was designated as Papilio hermione Linnaeus, 1764; Kocak, 1983, Priamus 2 (4) : 167.

The type-species of Hipparchia Fabricius, 1807, was designated as Papilio hermione Linnaeus, 1764 by designation of Butler, 1868; Cowan, 1985, Entomologists Gazette 36 (4) : 284.

Pseudotergumia Agenjo, 1947 was established to denote a subgenus of Hipparchia Fabricius, 1807 and was raised to generic level by Larsen, 1983, Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5 : 441.

HIPPARCHIA was included within the subfamily NYMPHALIDAE: SATYRINAE by Ackery et al., in Kristensen (1999).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Melania Sodoffsky, 1837: 81.
Nytha Billberg, 1820: 77.


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