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

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Genus:
Pamphilites Scudder, 1875 . Mem. Am. Ass. Adv. Sci. 1 : 66.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name (fossil)

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Pamphilites abdita Scudder, 1875. Mem. Am. Ass. Adv. Sci. : 68, pl.3, figs 14, 17-18.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

Scudder bestowed the name Pamphilites upon a fossil obtained from the Tertiary of Aixen-Provence. He regarded the species which he named Pamphilites abdita as belonging to the family Hesperiidae.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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