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

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Genus:
Paracarystus Godman, 1900 , in Godman & Salvin. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 587.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Cobalus hypargyra Herrich-Schäffer, 1869. Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg : 201.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (ZMHU).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

Notes:
See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Rhopalocera volume 2

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.

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

Junior name(s):
Paracastus ; Williams, 1931: expl.pl.27.


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