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

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Genus:
Lophoides Watson, 1893 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 72 [key], 84.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Isoteinon iapis de NicĂ©ville, 1890. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 5: 213, pl.E, fig.9.    [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 Isoteinon iapis currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as a subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Goniloba protoclea Herrich-Schaeffer, 1869 (CorrespBl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 23 : 195 [repaged separate as Prodromus . . 3 : 75]).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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