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

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Genus:
Choaspes Moore, 1881 . Lepid. Ceylon 1(4) : 158.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : COELIADINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia (Thymele) benjaminii Guérin-Méneville, 1843. In: Delessert, Souvenirs d'un Voyage dans l'Inde : 79, pl.22, figs 2-2a.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Chaospes ; Anonymous, 1959: 438.


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