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

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Genus:
Odontoptilum de NicĂ©ville, 1890 . J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 5(3) : 217.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Achlyodes sura Moore, 1865. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 786.    [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 Achlyodes sura Moore is currently identified subjectively with that represented by the older-established nominal species Pterygospidea angulata Felder (C.), 1862 (Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 12 : 488).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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