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

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Genus:
Apaustus Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 113.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Papilio menes Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 215, pl.393, figs H-I.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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 : Moncini.

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