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

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Genus:
Morvina Evans, 1953 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 3 : 10, 64.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Tagiades morvus Plötz, 1884. Jahrb. Nass. Ver. Nat. 37: 46.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status BRAZIL: ? 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.

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

Junior name(s):
Mervina ; Okano, 1981: 103.
Morvinia ; Warren, 2000: 551.


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