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

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Genus:
Niconiades Hübner, 1821 . Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl.[147].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Niconiades xanthaphes Hübner, 1821. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl.[147].    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

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

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Junior name(s):
Goniloba Westwood, 1852: 511.
Gonilobus ; Lucas, 1857: 635.
Gonoloba ; Leech, 1887: 428.
Niconides ; Okano, 1981: 67.


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