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

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Genus:
Catorchrysops ; Fruhstorfer, 1896 . Berl. ent. Z. 41(4) : 303.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Notes:
Cowan (1970:62) stated:-

An Incorrect Subsequent Spelling of Catochrysops Boisduval, 1832.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Catochrysops Boisduval, 1832: 87.


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