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

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Genus:
Corticea Evans, 1955 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4 : 46, 63.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia corticea Plötz, 1882. Stett. ent. Ztg 43: 56.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type VENZUELA: ? Locality, (ZMHU).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

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 : Anthoptini.

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

Junior name(s):
Cortitcea ; Mielke, 1969: 152.


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