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

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Genus:
Elbella Evans, 1951 . Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 1 : 4, 38.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRRHOPYGINAE : PYRRHOPYGINI

Type-species:
Pyrrhopyga scylla Ménétriés, 1855. Enum. corp. Anim. Mus. imp. Acad. Sci. petrop. : 95, pl.4, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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 Pyrginae : Pyrrhopygini.

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