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

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Genus:
Polyniphes Kaye, 1904 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1904 : 191.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : EUMAEINI

Type-species:
Polyommatus dumenilii Godart, 1824. Encycl. m├ęth. Hist. nat. : 677.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Robbins, 2002. Proc. entomol. Soc. Wash. 104(3): 820 reconfirmed that Polyniphes Kaye, 1904 and Dolymorpha Holland, 1931 are junior synonyms of Arawacus Kaye, 1904 and newly synonymised Tirgrinota Johnson, 1992 with Arawacus Kaye, 1904.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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