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

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Genus:
Orthos Evans, 1955 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4 : 266, 292.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Eutychide orthos Godman, 1900. In: Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera), 2: 546, pl.99, figs 17-19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type PANAMA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London).. 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 Hesperiinae : Hesperiini.

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

Junior name(s):
Orthus ; Martins, 1993: 121.


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