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

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Genus:
Sancus de NicĂ©ville, 1891 . J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3) : 395.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Astictopterus subfasciatus Moore, 1878. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 842.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Astictopterus subfasciatus Moore is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as a subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Tagiades fuligo Mabille, 1876, Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (5) 2 : 271, Bull. : xxvi.

Cowan (1970: 54) stated:-

"(5) 2 to read (5) 6. But see PSOLOS".

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Psolos Semper, 1892: 319.
Psolos Watson, 1893: 87.
Saucus ; Adamson, 1897: 53.


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