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

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Genus:
Tarucus Moore, 1881 . Lepid. Ceylon 1(3) : 81.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Hesperia theophrastus Fabricius, 1793. Entomologia systematica : 281.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

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