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

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Genus:
Amenis Watson, 1893 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 11 [key], 12.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRRHOPYGINAE : PYRRHOPYGINI

Type-species:
Pyrrhopyga pionia Hewitson, 1857. Ill. exot. Butts 5: [120], pl.[60], fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

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See images at Butterflies of America where it is treated in the Pyrginae : Pyrrhopygini.

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