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

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Thaleropis Staudinger, 1871 , in Staudinger & Wocke. Cat. Lepid. eur. Faunengeb. : 17.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Vanessa ionia Fischer von Waldheim & Eversmann, 1851. In: Fischer von Waldheim, Ent. imp. russ. : 111, pl.13, figs 1-2.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Hemming (1967) stated:-

Staudinger gave no characters for this genus when he established it in 1871, but this deficiency was made good in 1879 (Hor. Soc. ent. ross. 14 : 262) when, apparently forgetting the action which he had taken eight years earlier, he again introduced Thaleropis as a new genus.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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