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

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Genus:
Grais Godman & Salvin, 1894 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 381.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Anastrus stigmaticus Mabille, 1883. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. : liv.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [PANAMA]: ? Locality, (ZMHU).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

Notes:
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: Erynnini.

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

Junior name(s):
Graius ; Schaus, 1902: 429.
Grias ; McGuire & Rickard, 1974: [5].


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