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

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Genus:
Pheles Herrich-Schäffer, 1853 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(2) : pl.11, fig. 30.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : RIODINIDAE : RIODININAE : RIODININI

Type-species:
Pheles heliconides Herrich-Schäffer, 1853. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: pl.[11], fig.30.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

Learn more about Riodinidae in Wikipedia.

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