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

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Genus:
Polythrix Watson, 1893 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 16 [key], 19.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : EUDAMINI

Type-species:
Eudamus metallescens Mabille, 1888. Naturaliste (2), 2: 108, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type (BRAZIL (AM): ? 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.

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

Junior name(s):
Polythris ; Okano, 1981: 96.
Polytrix ; Ebert, 1968: 239.


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