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

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Sarmientoia Berg, 1897 . An. Mus. nac. B. Aires (2) 5(2) : 249.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Dyscophus faustinus Burmeister, 1878. Descr. phys. R├ępub. Argent. : 291, pl.9, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Neotype ARGENTINA: ? Locality, (? Depository).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Dyscophus faustinus Burmeister is currently treated subjectively as a subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Eudamus phaselis Hewitson, 1867, Descr. One Hundred new Spec. Hesp. 1 : 14.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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See images at Butterflies of America where it is treated in the subfamily Eumatinae..

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Junior name(s):
Samientoia ; Viloria, 1993: 25.
Sarmentioia ; Cardoso, 1983: 43-44.
Sarmentoia ; Waterhouse, 1902: 335.

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