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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Pyrginae
Tribus: Achlyodidini
Genus: Achlyodes
Species: A. busirus – A. minna – A. mithridates – A. munroei – A. pallida
Name

Achlyodes Hübner, 1819

Type species: Papilio busirus Cramer, [1779]
Synonyms

Eantis Boisduval, [1836]
Sebaldia Mabille, 1903

References

Weeks, A.G. Jr., 1901. Descriptions of some new Butterflies of the genera Thecla, Euptychia, Telegonus and Achlyodes. Proceedings of the New England Zoological Club 2: 101-108. Reference page.
Bell, E.L. & Comstock, W.P. 1948. A new genus and some new species and subspecies of American Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera). American Museum Novitates 1379: 1–23. PDF. Reference page.
Bell, E.L. 1956. Descriptions of some new species of neotropical Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera). American Museum novitates 1778: 1–13. PDF.Reference page.

Achlyodes is a genus of skippers. The members (species) are found in the Nearctic and Neotropical ecozones.[1]

The genus has only few species:

Achlyodes busirus (Cramer, [1779])
Achlyodes pallida (R. Felder, 1869)
Achlyodes minna Evans, 1953
Achlyodes mithridates (Fabricius, 1793)
Achlyodes munroei Bell, 1956

Three closely related species A. minna, A. mithridates and A. munroei are sometimes considered to belong to Eantis.[2]
References
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Funet

Brower, Andrew V. Z.; Warren, Andrew (2009). "Achlyodes". The Tree of Life Web Project.

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