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

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Genus:
Tapena Moore, 1881 . Lepid. Ceylon 1(4) : 181.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Tapena thwaitesi Moore, 1881. Lepid. Ceylon : 181, pl.67, figs 2-2a.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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