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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: Pyrrhopyginae
Tribus: Pyrrhopygini
Subtribus: Apyrrothrixina
Genus: Creonpyge
Species: C. creon

Creonpyge Mielke, 2002.

Type Species: Pyrrhopyga [sic] creon H. Druce, 1874: 289.

Creonpyge Mielke, 2002: 224.


H. Druce, 1874. Descriptions of new species of diurnal Lepidoptera chiefly from tropical America. Cistula Entomologica 1(10): 285-290. BHL. Reference page.
Mielke, O.H.H. 2002. Pyrrhopyginae: gêneros novos e revalidados (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 19(1): 217–228. PDF. Reference page.
Nicolay, S.S. & Small, G.B., 1969. A New Subspecies of Pyrrhopyge creon Hesperiidae from Panama. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 23: 127-130. Reference page.
Zhang, J., Cong. Q., Shen, J.H., Brockmann, E. & Grishin, N.V. 2019. Genomes reveal drastic and recurrent phenotypic divergence in firetip skipper butterflies (Hesperiidae: Pyrrhopyginae). Proc. R. Soc. B 286: 20190609. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.0609. Appendix. Reference page.

Creonpyge is a Neotropical genus of firetips in the family Hesperiidae. The genus is monotypic containing the single species Creonpyge creon found in Costa Rica and Colombia.

Mielke, Olaf H. H. (2002). "Pyrrhopyginae: gêneros novos e revalidados (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae)". Revista Brasileira de Zoologia. 19 (1): 224–225. doi:10.1590/S0101-81752002000100020.

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