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

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Genus:
Polytremis Mabille, 1904 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 17(b) : 136.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Gegenes contigua Mabille, 1877. Bull. Soc. zool. Fr. : 232 (note).    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Gegenes contigua Mabille is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Goniloba lubricans Herrich-Schaeffer, 1869 (CorrespBl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 23 : 195 [repaged offprint as Prodromus 3 : 75]).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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