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

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Genus:
Lignyostola Mabille, 1888 . Naturaliste (2) 2 : 221.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : EUDAMINI

Type-species:
Lignyostola pemphigargyra Mabille, 1888. Naturaliste (2), 2: 221.    [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 Lignyostola pamphigargyra Mabille is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being a subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal Papilio neleus Linnaeus, 1758 (Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1 : 488).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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