Thymelicus

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Thymelicus
Thymelicus.sylvestris.1.jpg
Male small skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)
Scientific classification
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Thymelini
Genus:
Thymelicus

Hubner, 1819
Species

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Synonyms
  • Adopoea Billberg, 1820
  • Pelion Kirby, 1858
  • Doricha Moore, 1883

Thymelicus is a Palearctic genus in the skipper butterfly family, Hesperiidae. It is the only member of the tribe Thymelini, but many skipper butterflies are yet to be assigned to tribes, so this might change eventually.

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References and external links[edit]

Thymelicus [fr] Fuller distribution