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

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Genus:
Hesperocharis Felder, 1863 . Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 12(1) : 493.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : PIERINAE : ANTHOCHARIDINI

Type-species:
Pieris erota Lucas, 1852. Rev. Mag. Zool. (2), 4: 329.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1870. Cist. ent. 1(3): 42.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type "Colombia ?": ? Locality, (? Depository).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

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

Learn more about Pieridae in Wikipedia.

See images at Butterflies of America.

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