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

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Genus:
Pteroteinon Watson, 1893 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 94 [key], 124.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia laufella Hewitson, 1868. Ill. exot. Butts 5: [110], pl.[58], figs 28-30.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
(through Article 67.8 (replacement names)) .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Pteroteinon was introduced as a replacement for the name Tanyptera Mabille, 1877, which is invalid under the Law of Homonymy.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Tanyptera Mabille, 1877: 230.


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