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

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Genus:
Pythonides Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 111.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Papilio jovianus Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 213, pl.392, figs L-M.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1870. Ent. mon. Mag. 7(76): 97.    [BHLBHL]

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 Pyrrginae: Achlyodini.

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

Junior name(s):
Ate Godman & Salvin, 1895: 401.
Phitonides ; Mielke, 2004: 54.
Phythonides ; Möschler, 1877: 337.
Phytonides ; Llorente, Luis & Vargas, 1990: 30.
Pithonides ; Butler, 1870: 512.
Pythoniades ; Salazar & Henao, 2000: 116.
Pythonidos : Okano, 1982: 41.


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