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

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Genus:
Piruna Evans, 1955 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4 : 10, 11.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HETEROPTERINAE

Type-species:
Pholisora pirus Edwards, 1878. Field & Forest : 119.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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


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