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

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Genus:
Gretna Evans, 1937 . Cat. afr. Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 7, 149.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia cylinda Hewitson, 1876. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4), 18: 449.    [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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