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

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Genus:
Arita Evans, 1955 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4 : 89, 162.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Cobalus arita Schaus, 1902. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 24: 441.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes TRINIDAD, MEXICO (OAX), VENEZEULA: ? Locality, (USNM, MGCL, (BMNH, London), AMNH).. 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 : Moncini.

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


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