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

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Genus:
Phycanassa Scudder, 1872 . Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 4 : 56.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia viator Edwards, 1865. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 4: 202, pl.1, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Pycanassa ; Unzicker, 1911: 5.
Thycanassa ; Bridges, 1988: IV.122.


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