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

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Genus:
Anthene Doubleday, 1847 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 27.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : LYCAENESTHINI

Type-species:
Papilio larydas Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 160, pl.282, fig.H.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hemming , 1935. In: Carpenter, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 83(3): 435.

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Cowan (1968: 11) stated:-

ANTHENE, line 2 [type-species designation] after Hemming add; 1935

ANTHENE was included within the subfamily LYCAENIDAE: LYCAENINAE by Ackery et al., in Kristensen (1999).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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