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

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Genus:
Nascus Watson, 1893 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 18 [key], 28.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : EUDAMINI

Type-species:
Papilio phocus Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 102, pl.162, fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype SURINAM: ? Locality, (RMNH).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

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 subfamily Eumatinae..

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