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

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Genus:
Phanus Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 114.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : EUDAMINI

Type-species:
Papilio vitreus Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 146, pl.366, fig.D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 53) stated:-

4 (3) 1 to read - 4 (31), [type-species part].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Hesperiidae in Wikipedia.

See images at Butterflies of America where it is treated in the subfamily Eudaminae.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to PHANUS and included species.


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