Loxolexis

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Loxolexis
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Loxolexis holocausta figure 1
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Pyrginae
Tribe: Celaenorrhini
Genus: Loxolexis
Karsch, 1895[1]
Synonyms
  • Ortholexis Karsch, 1895
  • Acallopistes Holland, 1896

Loxolexis is an Afrotropical genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae.

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Taxonomy[edit]

Loxolexis was treated as a synonym of Katreus by Ackery et al. in 1995 but re-instated as a valid genus by Larsen in 2005.[2]

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