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

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Genus:
Protelbella Mielke, 1995 . Revta bras. Zool. 11(3) : 569.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRRHOPYGINAE : PYRRHOPYGINI

Type-species:
Pyrrhopyga alburna Mabille, 1891. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. : cx.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type PERU: ? 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 where it is treated in the Pyrginae : Pyrrhopygini.

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


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