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

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Genus:
Hypocryptothrix Watson, 1893 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 17 [key], 22.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : EUDAMINI

Type-species:
Erycides teutas Hewitson, 1876. Ent. mon. Mag. 12: 251.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type BRAZIL (AM): ? Locality, (BMNH, London).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

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 HYPOCRYPTOTHRIX and included species.


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