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

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Genus:
Pyrrhopygopsis Godman, 1901 , in Godman & Salvin. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 634.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Pyrrhopyga socrates Ménétriés, 1855. Enum. corp. Anim. Mus. imp. Acad. Sci. petrop. : 96, pl.4, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status BRAZIL (MG): ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Rhopalocera volume 2

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.

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

Junior name(s):
Pyrrhopygiopsis ; Cock, 1982: 23, 45.
Pyrrogypiopsis ; Cock, 1981: 53.


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