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

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Genus:
Aroma Evans, 1955 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4 : 401, 458.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia aroma Hewitson, 1867. Descr. One Hundred new Spec. Hesp. : 24.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type BRAZIL: ? Locality, (BMNH, London).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

Notes:
Cowan (1968: 11) stated:-

AROMA, line 2: "aroma, 1867" - "insert Hewitson" [the type-species author].

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 : Calpodini.

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


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