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

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Genus:
Hyalothyrus Mabille, 1878 . Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 21 : 23.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : EUDAMINI

Type-species:
Papilio nitocris Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 215, pl.393, figs F-G.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1880. In: Rye, Zool. Rec. 15(year 1878) (Ins.): 215, pl.393, figs. F-G.

Type specimens:
? Type status SURINAM: ? 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 subfamily Eudaminae.

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

Junior name(s):
Hyalothyreus ; Kirby, 1880: 187.
Hyalothyris ; Anonymous, 1955: 397.


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