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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Molla Evans, 1955 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4 : 88, 155.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Molla molla Evans, 1955. Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 155, pl.64, fig.J.35.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotypr and Paratype BRAZIL (PR): ? Locality, (? Depository).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 52) stated:-

MOLLA - second paragraph belongs to the entry for MOLO, [The relevant paragraph has been transferred to that genus].

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 MOLLA and included species.


Submit correction/addition