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

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Genus:
Mucia Godman, 1900 , in Godman & Salvin. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 540.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Mucia thyia Godman, 1900. In: Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera), 2: 541, pl.98, figs 42-44.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Mucia thyia Godman is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Hesperia zygia Plötz, 1886 (Stett. ent. Ztg 47 : 94).

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 : Moncini.

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


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