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

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Genus:
Thymelicus Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 113.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Papilio acteon Rottemburg, 1775. Naturforscher : 30.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1870. Ent. mon. Mag. 7(76): 94.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
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 : Thymelicini.

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Junior name(s):
Thymelinus ; Stephens, 1835: 405.
Thymeticus ; Edwards, 1871: 274.


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