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

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Genus:
Thessia Steinhauser, 1989 . Bull. Allyn Mus. (127) : 11.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : EUDAMINI

Type-species:
Eudamus athesis Hewitson, 1867. Descr. One Hundred new Spec. Hesp. : 8.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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