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

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Genus:
Caltoris Swinhoe, 1893 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 323.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia kumara Moore, 1878. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 687.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Swinhoe , 1913. In: Moore, Lep. ind. 10(121): 299.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 43) stated:-

"[1893] to read (1913)", [the type-species designation year].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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