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

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Genus:
Parachoranthus Miller, 1965 . J. Res. Lepid. 4(4) : 268.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Pamphila magdalia Herrich-Schäffer, 1863. Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 17(9): 143.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes CUBA: ? 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 Hesperiinae : Hesperiini.

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

Junior name(s):
Parachoranus ; Roque, 2001: 15.


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