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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: Pyrgini
Genus: Diaeus
Species: D. ambata –D. lacaena –D. variegata –D. varna
Name

Diaeus Godman & Salvin, [1995].

Typus: Leucochitonia lacaena Hewitson, [1869]: 413, Pl.60 fig.3.
Synonymy

★Diaeus Godman & Salvin, [1895]: 413; Evans, [1953]: 98; Hemming, 1967: 144; Bridges, 1994: IV.9; Lamas, 2004: 431; Warren et al., 2009: 514.
References

Bridges, C.A. 1994. Catalogue of the Family-Group, Genus-Group and Species-Group Names of the Hesperioidea (Lepidoptera) of the World. Bridges, Urbana, Illinois. BHL Reference page.
Evans, W.H. 1951–55. A Catalogue of the American Hesperiidae in the British Museum. Pt.1 (1951): x+92pp, pls. 1–9; Pt.2 (1952): v.+178pp, pls. 10–25; Pt.3 (1953): v+246pp, pls. 26–53; Pt.4 (1955): v+499pp, pls. 54–88. Reference page.
Godman, F. & Salvin, O. 1879-1901. Biologia Centrali-Americana (Lepidoptera; Rhopalocera), 3 vols. London, Taylor & Francis. Vol. I, Vol. II, Vol III (plates). Reference page.
Lamas, G. 2004. (ed.) Checklist: Part 4A. Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. In Heppner, J.B. (ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Vol.5A, Pt.4A. Assn. for Tropical Lepidoptera/Scientific Publishers, Gainesville. 439pp. 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.
Hewitson, W.C. 1852–1877. Illustrations of new species of exotic butterflies, selected chiefly from the collections of Saunders & Hewitson. London, van Voorst. 5 volumes. 1; 2; 3; 4; 5. Reference page.
Warren, A.D., Ogawa, J.R. & Brower, A.V.Z. 2009. Revised classification of the family Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea) based on combined molecular and morphological data. Systematic entomology 34(3): 467–523. Reference page.

Diaeus is a genus of skipper butterflies in the family Hesperiidae. The genus was erected by Frederick DuCane Godman and Osbert Salvin in 1895.[1][2][3]
Species

Diaeus ambata Evans, 1953 Ecuador
Diaeus lacaena (Hewitson, 1869) Costa Rica, Panama, Brazil
Diaeus variegata (Plötz, 1884) Brazil (Rio de Janeiro), Bolivia
Diaeus varna Evans, 1953 Mexico

References

Savela, Markku (November 12, 2011). "Diaeus Godman & Salvin, [1895]". 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). "Diaeus". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved April 26, 2020.
Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul (November 5, 2004). "Diaeus Godman & Salvin, 1895". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London. Retrieved April 26, 2020.

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