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

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Genus:
Stomyles Scudder, 1872 . Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 4 : 55.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Pyrgus textor Hübner, 1831. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. : 28, pl.[89], figs 515-516.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Pyrgus textor Geyer is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Hesperia aesculapius Fabricius, 1793 (Ent. syst. 3 (1) : 347).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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