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

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Genus:
Asbolis Mabille, 1904 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 17(b) : 134.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Goniloba sandarac Herrich-Schäffer, 1865. Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg : 54.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Lindsey , 1925. Ann. ent. Soc. Am. 18(1): 79.

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The nominal species Goniloba sandarac is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as representing the same taxon as that represented by the nominal species Eudamus capucinus Lucas, 1856 (in Sagra, Hist. fis. pol. nat. Cuba 7 : 625).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Hesperiidae in Wikipedia.

See images at Butterflies of America where it is treated in the Hesperiinae : Hesperiini.

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