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

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Genus:
Heliopyrgus Herrera, 1957 , in Herrera, Etcheverry & Hoch. Revta chil. Ent. 5 : 154.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Syrichtus americanus Blanchard, 1852. In: Gay, Hist. fis. pol. Chile : 44, pl.3, fig.10.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status CHILE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
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: Pyrgini.

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