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

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Genus:
Oechydrus Watson, 1893 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 18 [key], 35.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Eudamus chersis Herrich-Schäffer, 1869. Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg : 186.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (ZMHU).. 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..

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

Junior name(s):
Oechdyrus ; Lamas, 1969: 329.
Oechidrus ; Hoffmann, 1934: 62.
Oechydris ; Brown, 1992: 176.


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