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

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Genus:
Thymele Fabricius, 1807 , in Illiger. Mag. Insektenk. (Illiger) 6 : 287.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Papilio tages Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 485.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1839. Introd. mod. Classif. Insects 2(Synopsis Genera Br. Insects): 88.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

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


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