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

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Genus:
Thoressa Swinhoe, 1913 , in Moore. Lep. ind. 10 : 284.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Pamphila masoni Moore, 1878. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 842, pl.52, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 56) stated:-

pl. 411 to read - pl. 52, [type-species page].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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