Hemming (1967) stated:-
The taxon represented by the nominal species Papilio hermione Linnaeus is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio fagi Scopoli, 1763 (Ent. carn. : 152).
See also: - Pseudotergumia Agenjo, 1947.
The type-species of Hipparchia Fabricius, 1807, was designated as Papilio hermione Linnaeus, 1764; Kocak, 1983, Priamus 2 (4) : 167.
The type-species of Hipparchia Fabricius, 1807, was designated as Papilio hermione Linnaeus, 1764 by designation of Butler, 1868; Cowan, 1985, Entomologists Gazette 36 (4) : 284.
Pseudotergumia Agenjo, 1947 was established to denote a subgenus of Hipparchia Fabricius, 1807 and was raised to generic level by Larsen, 1983, Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5 : 441.
HIPPARCHIA was included within the subfamily NYMPHALIDAE: SATYRINAE by Ackery et al., in Kristensen (1999).
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).
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