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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Quasimellana Burns, 1994 . J. Lepid. Soc. 48(4) : 299.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Atrytone mexicana Bell, 1942. An. Esc. nac. Cienc. biol. Méx. : 461, fig.5.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype MEXICO (VER): ? Locality, (USNM, Washington D.C.).. 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 QUASIMELLANA and included species.


Submit correction/addition