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

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Genus:
Argiolaus Druce, 1891 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 8 : 143.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : IOLAINI

Type-species:
Anops silas Westwood, 1851. In: Doubleday, Gen. diurn. Lep. : pl.74, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(In the text as Iolaus silas Westwood. [March 1852], in Doubleday, Gen. diurn. Lep. (2) : 481, nota).]

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

In the text as Iolaus silas Westwood, [March 1852], in Doubleday, Gen. diurn. Lep. (2) : 481, nota.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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