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

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Genus:
Pyrrhocalles Mabille, 1904 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 17(c) : 143.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Pamphila antiqua Herrich-Schäffer, 1863. Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 17(9): 142.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type CUBA: ? Locality, (ANSP).. 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 Hesperiinae : Hesperiini.

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


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