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

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Genus:
Thanaus ; Kirby, 1897 , in Allen. Naturalists Libr. (Lepid. 1, Butts) 3 : 12.

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

An Incorrect Subsequent Spelling of Thanaos Boisduval, [1834].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Erynnis Schrank, 1801: 152, 157.


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