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

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Genus:
Eutychide Godman, 1900 , in Godman & Salvin. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 544.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia physcella Hewitson, 1866. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 2: 498.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . See images in Buttterflies of America.

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The type-species was redescribed and figured in [1873] (Ill. exot. Butts 5 : [103], pl. [54], figs. 44, 45) by Hewitson who there gave a back-reference to the description in the Transactions.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Rhopalocera volume 2

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Hesperiidae in Wikipedia.

See images at Butterflies of America where it is treated in the Hesperiinae : Moncini.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to EUTYCHIDE and included species.

Junior name(s):
Euthychide ; Bell, 1946: 157.
Eutychida ; Biezanko & Ruffinelli, 1962: 149.


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