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

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Genus:
Masices Godman & Salvin, 1895 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 408.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Achlyodes anticus Plötz, 1884. Jahrb. Nass. Ver. Nat. 37: 16.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Lindsey , 1925. Ann. ent. Soc. Am. 18(1): 91.

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Rhopalocera volume 2

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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