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

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Genus:
Thermoniphas Karsch, 1895 . Ent. Nachr. Berlin 21(19/20) : 298, 303.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Thermoniphas plurilimbata Karsch, 1895. Ent. Nachr. Berlin 21: 303.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

Karsch established this nominal genus in a key on page 298 and there stated that its type-species was the new Central African species cited above which he described on page 303 later in the same paper.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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