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

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Genus:
Koruthaialos Watson, 1893 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 71 [key], 76.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Koruthaialos hector Watson, 1893. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 77.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Koruthaialos hector is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being a subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Lychnuchus rubecula Plötz, 1882, (Berl. ent. Z. 26 : 264).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Corythaeolos ; Mabille, 1904: 105.


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