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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: Hesperiinae
Tribus: Astictopterini
Genus: Gamia
Species: G. abri – G. buchholtzi – G. shelleyi
Name

Gamia Holland, 1896.

Typusː Proteides galua Holland, 1891ː 3, by original designation.
Synonymy

♦ Gamia Holland, 1896ː 84; Hemming, 1967ː 195; Bridges, 1994ː IX.26 et seq.
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.
Cong, Q., Zhang, J., Shen, J.H. & Grishin, N.V. 2019. Fifty new genera of Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera). Insecta Mundi 0731: 1–56. Zoobank. 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.
Holland, W.J., 1891. Descriptions of new species of African Hesperidae. Entomological News 2(1): 3-6. Reference page.
Holland, W.J. 1896. A Preliminary Revision and Synonymic Catalogue of the Hesperiidae of Africa and the adjacent Islands, with Descriptions of some apparently new Species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896: 2–107, Pls I–V. Reference page.
Miller, L.D. & Collins, S.C., 1997. A review of the genus Gamia Holland, 1896 (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Hesperiinae), with the description of a new species. Metamorphosis 8(4): 147–159. Reference page.

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Gamia is a genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae.
Species

Gamia abri Miller & Collins, 1997
Gamia buchholzi (Plötz, 1879)
Gamia shelleyi (Sharpe, 1890)

References
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Seitz, A. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 13: Die Afrikanischen Tagfalter. Plate XIII 80

External links

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