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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Carcharodini
Genus: Burca
Species: B. braco – B. concolor – B. cubensis – B. hispaniolae – B. stillmanni

Burca E.L. Bell & Comstock, 1948

Type species: Nisoniades concolor Herrich-Schäffer, 1864: 172.

Burca Bell & Comstock, 1948: 10; Hemming, 1967: 83.


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.
Hemming, A. F., 1967. The generic names of the butterflies and their type species (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 1967, Suppl. 9: 1-509.Reference page.

Burca is a genus of skipper butterflies in the family Hesperiidae. The genus was erected by Ernest Layton Bell and William Phillips Comstock in 1948.[1][2][3]

Burca braco (Herrich-Schäffer, 1865)
Burca concolor (Herrich-Schäffer, 1865)
Burca cubensis (Skinner, 1913)
Burca hispaniolae Bell & Comstock, 1948
Burca stillmanni Bell & Comstock, 1948


Savela, Markku (May 26, 2012). "Burca Bell & Comstock, 1948". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved April 26, 2020.
Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Burca". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved April 26, 2020.
Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul (November 5, 2004). "Burca Bell & Comstock, 1948". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London. Retrieved April 26, 2020.

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