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

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Genus:
Saturnus Evans, 1955 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4 : 264, 266.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Papilio saturnus Fabricius, 1787. Mantissa Ins. : 85.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status FRENCH GUIANA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Hesperiidae in Wikipedia.

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