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

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Genus:
Catochrysops Boisduval, 1832 , in d'Urville. Voy. Astrolabe (Faune ent.) 1(L├ępid.) : 87.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Hesperia strabo Fabricius, 1793. Entomologia systematica : 287.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 136.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type status unknown Country unknown: Locality unknown, Depository unknown..

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

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Junior name(s):
Catachrysops ; Seitz, 1909: 292.
Catorchrysops ; Fruhstorfer, 1896: 303.
Catorchrysops ; Fruhstorfer, 1897: 303.


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