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

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Genus:
Thorybes Scudder, 1872 . Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 4 : 50.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : EUDAMINI

Type-species:
Papilio bathyllus Smith, 1797. In: Smith & Abbot, Nat. Hist. lepid. Ins. Georgia 1: 43, pl.22.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . See Illustration of the lectotype as figured by John Abbot, ca. 1783-1792 in Buttterflies of America.

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Papilio bathyllus Smith is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio daunus Cramer, [1777] (Uitl. Kapellen 2 (II) : 44, pl. 126, fig. F).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Hesperiidae in Wikipedia.

See images at Butterflies of America.

See images at Butterflies of America where it is treated in the subfamily Eumatinae.

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

Junior name(s):
Tharybas ; Plötz, 1881: 500.
Tharybes ; Bridges, 1988: IV.120.
Thirybes ; Cary & Holland, 2002: 156.
Thorybis ; Kaye, 1921: 127.


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