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

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Genus:
Monca Evans, 1955 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4 : 87, 124.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Cobalus telata Herrich-Schäffer, 1869. Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg : 201.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 52) stated:-

insert date - 1869 [type-species year].

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.

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