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

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Genus:
Gorgophone Godman & Salvin, 1894 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 378.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Gorgophone meliboea Godman & Salvin, 1894. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera), 2: 378, pl.84, figs 13-14.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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