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

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Genus:
Teniorhinus Holland, 1892 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 10 : 292 et note.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Teniorhinus watsoni Holland, 1892. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 10: 292.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

Holland attributed this generic name to Watson in manuscript ; it was in fact not published by Watson until 1893 when it appeared in the spelling "Teiniorhinus" [sic, see below], being then treated as a new name, notwithstanding the fact that, as Watson designated watsoni Holland as type-species, he must have been aware that Holland had already published the name Teniorhinus.

Cowan (1968: 14) stated:-

TENIORHINUS, line 4: "Teiniorhinus" should read; Teinorhinus.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Teiniorhinus ; Hemming, 1967: 434.
Teinorhinus Watson, 1893: 71 (key), 78.
Tinorrhinus ; Mabille, 1904: 101.


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