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

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Genus:
Rhinelephas Toxopeus, 1927 . Tijdschr. Ent. 70(3/4) : 259.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Lycaena cyanicornis Snellen, 1892. Tijdschr. Ent. 35: 146.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Rhinelephas was described by Toxopeus as new on two occasions, the first being that cited above, the second in 1928 (Tijdschr. Ent. 71 : 257).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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