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

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Genus:
Pedestes Watson, 1893 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 71 [key], 81.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Isoteinon masuriensis Moore, 1878. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 693, pl.45, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Pedestes Watson is invalid, as it is a junior homonym of Pedestes Gray, 1842 (Syn. Cont. Brit. Mus. (ed. 44) : 126, 128). It has been replaced by the name Pedesta Hemming.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Pedesta Hemming, 1934: 38.


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