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

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Genus:
Iolaus Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 81. [Iölaus [sic]]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : IOLAINI

Type-species:
Papilio eurisus Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 47, pl.221, figs D-E.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hewitson , 1865. Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae 1(2): 40.    [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):
Jolaus ; Hübner, 1823: 20.


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