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

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Genus:
Gindanes Godman & Salvin, 1895 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 415.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Gindanes panaetius Godman & Salvin, 1895. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera), 2: 416, pl.87, figs 30-31.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Lindsey , 1925. Ann. ent. Soc. Am. 18(1): 87.

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by Gindanes panaetius Godman & Salvin is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being a subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Hesperia brebissoni [correction of brebisson] Latreille, [1824].

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 Pyrrginae: Achlyodini.

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


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