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

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Genus:
Pycnophallium Toxopeus, 1929 . Tijdschr. Ent. 72(3/4) : 228.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Polyommatus roxus Godart, 1824. Encycl. m├ęth. Hist. nat. : 659.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hemming , 1964. Annot. lep. : 133.

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

This is one of a number of generic names published at the same time which Toxopeus indicated might in the end be published first in the serial Treubia. Full particulars in regard to this matter are given in the note on the name Discolampa Toxopeus. In fact, the contemplated publication in Treubia did not take place, and the present name was first published in the volume of the Tijdschr. Ent. cited above.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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