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

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Genus:
Remella Hemming, 1939 . Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 8(3) : 39.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia remus Fabricius, 1798. Suppl. Ent. syst. : 434.

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

Type specimens:
Type ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (ZMUC).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Remella was introduced as a replacement for Perimeles Godman, [1900], which is invalid under the Law of Homonymy.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Hesperiidae in Wikipedia.

See images at Butterflies of America where it is treated in the Hesperiinae : Moncini.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to REMELLA and included species.

Junior name(s):
Perimele ; Cardoso, 1949: 432.
Perimeles Godman, 1900: 542.


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