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

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Genus:
Oriens Evans, 1932 . Ident. Indian Butts (ed. 2) : vi, 312, 399.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Pamphila gola Moore, 1877. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 594, pl.58, fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Oriens was introduced by Evans as a replacement for the name Nicevillea Evans, 1926, which is invalid under the Law of Homonymy.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Nicevillea Evans, 1926: 57.


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