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

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Genus:
Hylephila Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 81.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Papilio phyleus Drury, 1773. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : index et 25, pl.13, figs 4-5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 193.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Euthimus ; Keferstein, 1874: 226.
Euthymus Scudder, 1872: 56.
Hilephila ; Buzzi, 1994: 74.
Hyelephila ; Emmel, 1975: 53.
Hylephia ; Arruda & Arruda, 1971: 76.
Hylephilahy ; Moore, 1937: 112.
Hylephyla ; Gowdey, 1926: 54.
Hylophila ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 368.


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