Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Molo Godman, 1900
, in Godman & Salvin.
(Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera)
2 : 579.
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE
Descr. One Hundred new Spec. Hesp.
by original designation
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..
Hemming (1967) stated:-
The taxon represented by the nominal species Hesperia heraea Hewitson was identified subjectively by Evans (1955 (Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4 : 76) with that represented by the nominal species Hesperia mango Guenée, 1865) (in Vinson, Voy. Madagascar, Lep. : 40).
Cowan (1970: 52) stated:-
"MOLLA - second paragraph belongs to the entry for MOLO".
[The relevant paragraph has been transferred from that genus to this one].
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 : Hesperiini.
Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to MOLO and included species.