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

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Genus:
Arotis Mabille, 1904 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 17(c) : 151.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Arotis sirene Mabille, 1904. In: Wytsman, Genera Insect. 17(c): 151.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Arotis Mabille in Wytsman, 1904, was designated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Shuey, 1987, Annals of the Entomological Society of America 80 (5) : 588. [Hemming, 1967 also gave this as a valid genus].

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 AROTIS and included species.


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