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Taxonavigation: Hesperiiformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Ditrysia
Sectio: Cossina
Subsectio: Bombycina
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea
Series: Hesperiiformes

Familia: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Hesperiinae
Tribus: Aeromachini - Ampittiini - Anthoptini - Baorini - Calpodini - Erionotini - Hesperiini - Moncini - Taractrocerini - Thymelicini - Incertae sedis



  • Butterfly Net International, Higher Classification of Hesperiidae[1]
  • Ackery, P., R. de Jong and R. I. Vane-Wright (1999) The Butterflies: Hedyloidea, Hesperioidea and Papilionoidea. in Lepidoptera, Moths and Butterflies. 1. Evolution, Systematics and Biogeography. Handbook of Zoology 4(35):263-300 (ed. N. P. Kristensen). Berlin: de Gruyter.
  • Cock, M.J.W.; Congdon, T.C.E. 2013: Observations on the biology of Afrotropical Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera). Part 5. Hesperiinae incertae sedis: Dicotyledon feeders. Zootaxa, 3724(1): 1-85. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3724.1.1 reference page 
  • Cock, M.J.W.; Congdon, T.C.E.; Collins, S.C. 2014: Observations on the biology of Afrotropical Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera). Part 6. Hesperiinae incertae sedis: palm feeders. Zootaxa, 3831(1): 1-61. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3831.1.1 reference page 
  • Devyatkin, A.L., 2002: Hesperiidae of Vietnam: 11. New taxa of the subfamily Hesperiinae (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Atalanta 33 (1-2): 127-135.
  • Freeman, H.A., 1969: Records, new species, and a new genus of Hesperiidae from Mexico (Supplement 2). The Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 23 (suppl. 2): 1-64. Full article: [2].
  • Hopffer, C., 1855. Lepidoptera Diurna. Berichte uber die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1855: 639-643. reference page 
  • Larsen, T.B. & Collins, S.C., 2012: Herila a new genus to receive the Afrotropical skipper Teniorhinus herilus (Hopffer, 1855) [Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae, Hesperiinae (incertae sedis)]. Entomologia Africana 17 (2): 55-64.
  • Warren, A.D.; Ogawa, J.R.; Brower, A.V.Z. 2009: Revised classification of the family Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea) based on combined molecular and morphological data. Systematic entomology, 34: 467-523.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Grass Skippers
日本語: セセリチョウ亜科
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