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

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Genus:
Ilma Swinhoe, 1905 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 16 : 613.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Ilma jovina Swinhoe, 1905. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 16: 613.    [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 Ilma jovina is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Lychnuchus irvina Plötz, 1886 (Stett. ent. Ztg 47 : 88).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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