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

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Genus:
Paralethe van Son, 1955 . Butts S. Africa (Mem. Transvaal Mus.) 8 : 51.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : SATYRINAE : MELANITINI

Type-species:
Satyrus dendrophilus Trimen, 1862. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 1: 399.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status SOUTH AFRICA: Forest on hill above Frankfort, (? Depository)..

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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