Staphylus (butterfly)

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Staphylus
Plötz's Sootywing, Tambopata.jpg
Plötz's sootywing (Staphylus oeta)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Pyrginae
Genus: Staphylus
Godman & Salvin, [1896]
Synonyms
  • Scantilla Godman & Salvin, [1896]

Staphylus is a genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae found mainly in South America with some species in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and southern United States.[1]

Species[edit]

Listed alphabetically.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staphylus, funet.fi