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

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Genus:
Andronymus Holland, 1896 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 : 80.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Pamphila philander Höpffer, 1855. Ber. Akad. Wiss. Berlin : 643.    [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 Pamphila philander Hopffer is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as a subspecies of the taxon represented by the nominal species Hesperia caesar Fabricius, 1793 (Ent. syst. 3 (1) : 340).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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