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

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Genus:
Poanes Scudder, 1872 . Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 4 : 55.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia massasoit Scudder, 1863. Proc. Essex Inst. : 171.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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 POANES and included species.

Junior name(s):
Paratrytone Dyar, 1905: 136.
Poaenes ; Austin, 1986: 111.
Poannes ; Simmons & Andersen, 1980: 258.


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