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

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Genus:
Carystus Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 114.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Papilio jolus Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 213, pl.392, figs I-K.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1870. Ent. mon. Mag. 7(76): 92.    [BHLBHL]

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 Hesperiinae : Calpodini.

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

Junior name(s):
Caristus ; Westwood, 1852: 513, no. 58.


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