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

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Genus:
Philiris Röber, 1891 . Tijdschr. Ent. 34(4) : 317.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : LUCIINI

Type-species:
Thecla ilias Felder, 1860. Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien 40: 454.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

Röber also published this as a new generic name a year later [March 1892], in Schatz, in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett., Bd 1 (Th. 2) (6) : 273.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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