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

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Genus:
Lerodea Scudder, 1872 . Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 4 : 59.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia eufala Edwards, 1869. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 2: 311.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Neotype USA: Florida, (CMNH, Pittsburgh).. 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 Hesperiinae : Moncini.

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

Junior name(s):
Leroda ; Woodworth, 1912: 303.
Lerodes ; Skinner, 1906: 112.
Lerodia ; Brown & Mielke, 1967: 167.
Lesodea ; Köhler, 1923: 33.
Lorodea ; Silva et al., 1968: 305.


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