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

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Genus:
Amblyscirtes Scudder, 1872 . Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 4 : 54.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia vialis Edwards, 1862. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 14: 58.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Neotype USA (IL): ? Locality, (CMNH, Pittsburgh).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

Notes:
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 AMBLYSCIRTES and included species.


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