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

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Genus:
Prosopalpus Holland, 1896 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 : 53.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Cobalus duplex Mabille, 1889. Bull. Seanc. Bibli. Soc. Ent. France 5: clxviii.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Cobalus duplex Mabille is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Apaustus debilis Plots, 1879 (Stett. ent. Ztg 40 : 360).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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