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

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Genus:
Oarisma Scudder, 1872 . Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 4 : 54.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia powesheik Parker, 1870. Am. Ent. Bot. 2(9): 271.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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 Hesperiinae : Thymelicini.

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

Junior name(s):
Carisma ; Lamas, 1969: 333.
Oarsima ; Barnes & McDunnough, 1917: 20.


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