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

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Genus:
Passova Evans, 1951 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 1 : 6, 79.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRRHOPYGINAE : PASSOVINI

Type-species:
Pyrrhopyga passova Hewitson, 1866. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 2: 482.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type FRENCH GUIANA: ? 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 Pyrginae : Pyrrhopygini.

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


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