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

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Genus:
Poriskina Druce, 1895 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 : 570, note.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : PORITIINAE : PORITIINI

Type-species:
Poriskina phakos Druce, 1895. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 570, pl.34, fig.15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 54) stated:-

phakes to read - phakos, [type-species].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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