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

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Genus:
Mimia Evans, 1953 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 3 : 7, 32.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Cyclosaemia phidyle Godman & Salvin, 1894. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera), 2: 376, pl.84, figs 7-8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status PANAMA: ? 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 Pyrrginae: Carcharodini.

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