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

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Genus:
Mnaseas Godman, 1901 , in Godman & Salvin. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 597.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Thymelicus bicolor Mabille, 1889. Naturaliste (2), 3: 174, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type HONDURAS: ? Locality, (ZMHU).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

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

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 : Anthoptini.

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

Junior name(s):
Mnaseus ; Raguso & Llorente, 1997: 288.
Mnasias ; Hughes, 1962: 73.


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