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

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Genus:
Oenomaus Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 76.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : EUMAEINI

Type-species:
Papilio ortygnus Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 84, pl.243, fig.B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 231.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Oppler & Warren, 2003. Butterflies of North America 2. Scientific Names List of Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University include Oenomaus in the tribe Eumaeini.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Lycaenidae in Wikipedia.

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Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to OENOMAUS and included species.

Junior name(s):
Draudtiana Kesselring & Ebert, 1982: 112.


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