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

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Genus:
Oxylides Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 77.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : OXYLIDINI

Type-species:
Papilio faunus Drury, 1773. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : index et 2, pl.1, figs 4-5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 234.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Oxylides Hübner 1819, was designated as the type-genus for the new tribe Oxylidini (Lyceanidae, Theclinae) by Eliot, 1973, Bulletin Br. Mus. nat. hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 433.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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