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

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Genus:
Thermozephyrus Inomata & Itagaki, 1986 . Atlas of the Japanese butterflies (1) : 119.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : THECLINI

Type-species:
Dipsas ataxus Westwood, 1851. In: Doubleday, Gen. diurn. Lep. : pl.74, fig.7. [; [1852], ibidem (2): 480]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
(through Article 67.8 (replacement names)) .

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

Notes:
Thermozephyrus, Inomata & Itagaki, 1985, is the objective replacement name for the preoccupied name Dipsas Westwood, 1851 in Inomata and Itagaki, 1986, Atlas of the Japanese butterflies. Part 1. Synonymic catalogue of the butterflies of Japan : 119.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Dipsas Westwood, 1851: pl.74, fig. 7.
Dipsas Doubleday, 1847: 25.
Dispas Doubleday, 1847: 25.


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