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

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Genus:
Theritas Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 31.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : EUMAEINI

Type-species:
Theritas mavors Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 31, pl.[33], figs 189-190.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 280.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

In the immediately following year ([1819], Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (5) : 80) the name Theritas was republished by Hübner in exactly the same sense.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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