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

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Genus:
Onzis Lindsey, 1925 . Ann. ent. Soc. Am. 18(1) : 94.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : EUDAMINI

Type-species:
Entheus infernalis Möschler, 1877. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 26: 329, pl.4, fig.21.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
(through Article 67.8 (replacement names)) .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Onzis was introduced by Lindsey to replace Mionectes Mabille, 1903, which is invalid under the Law of Homonymy.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Mionectes Mabille, 1903: 41.


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