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

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Genus:
Carystoides Godman, 1901 , in Godman & Salvin. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 611.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia basoches Latreille, 1824. Encycl. m├ęth. Hist. nat. : 747.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
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 : Calpodini.

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

Junior name(s):
Carystoidis ; Kaye, 1921: 150.
Castoides ; Meerman & Boomsma, 1993: 45.


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