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

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Genus:
Thracides Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 105.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Papilio phidon Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 88, pl.245, figs F-G.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 282.    [BHLBHL]

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

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 : Calpodini.

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

Junior name(s):
Thacides ; Rocha, 1954: 200.
Thraeides ; Fulton, 1967: 288.


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