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

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Genus:
Muschampia Tutt, 1906 . Nat. Hist. Br. Butts 1(7) : 218.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Papilio proto Esper, 1830. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen : 32, pl.123, figs 5-6.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Muschampia Tutt is invalid, as it is a junior objective synonym of Syrichtus Boisduval, [1834]. Full particulars are given in the note on the name Syrichtus.

Cowan (1970: 52) stated:-

"MUSCHAMPIA & type-species : print bold as valid; see SYRICHTUS".

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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