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

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Genus:
Aspitha Evans, 1951 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 1 : 6, 83.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRRHOPYGINAE : PASSOVINI

Type-species:
Pyrrhopyga aspitha Hewitson, 1866. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 2: 481.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 42) stated:-

"Moore, 1951 to read - Evans, 1951", [genus author].

"Prrhopyga to read - Pyrrhopyga [sic]", [type-species].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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