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

Genus details

Search again

Vinius Godman, 1900 , in Godman & Salvin. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 580.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Vinius arignote Godman, 1900. In: Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera), 2: 580 (footnote), pl.101, figs 38-41.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Lindsey , 1925. Ann. ent. Soc. Am. 18(1): 105.

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

Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Vinius arignote Godman is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Hesperia exilis Plötz, 1883, (Stett. ent. Ztg 44 : 333).

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Rhopalocera volume 2

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 : Moncini.

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

Junior name(s):
Gorytvesica ; Razowski, 1997: 92.
Vinus ; Lamas, 1981: 37.

Submit correction/addition