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

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Genus:
Ancyloxypha Felder, 1863 . Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 12(1) : 477.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia numitor Fabricius, 1793. Entomologia systematica : 324.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

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 : Thymelicini.

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Junior name(s):
Ancyloxipha ; Hewitson, 1868: 45.
Anoylexypha ; Moore, 1937: 112.


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