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

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Genus:
Loxolexis Karsch, 1895 . Ent. Nachr. Berlin 21(19/20) : 320.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : EUDAMINI

Type-species:
Loxolexis percnoptera Karsch, 1895. Ent. Nachr. Berlin 21: 322.    [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 Lowolexis percnoptera Karsch is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Astictopterus johnstonii Butler, [1888], Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1887 (4) : 573.

Higher classification updated following Lamas (2008).

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