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

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Genus:
Iolaphilus Stempffer & Bennett, 1958 . Bull. Inst. fr. Afr. noire (A) 20(4) : 1253, 1298.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : IOLAINI

Type-species:
Iolaus menas Druce, 1890. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 5: 29.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

This name first appeared in the above paper in a key (: 1253) where no species was cited as belonging to the taxon so established ; this deficiency was made good later in the paper (: 1298) where a type-species was designated.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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