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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: Pellicia
Species: P. alta – P. angra – P. arina – P. costimacula – P. demetrius – P. dimidiata – P. hersilia – P. klugi – P. najoides – P. ranta – P. santana – P. simulator – P. theon – P. tonga – P. trax – P. tyana – P. vecina
Name

Pellicia Herrich-Schäffer, 1870

Type species: Pellicia dimidiata Herrich-Schäffer, 1870
Synonymy

Pellicia Herrich-Schäffer, 1870: 159.
Pellicia Plötz, 1879: 176. Invalid, junior synonym per Hemming, 1967ː 350.
Hemipteris Mabille, 1889ː 216, per Hemming, 1967ː 214.
Peilicia [sic] Hayward, 1947. Mis-spelling.

References

Herrich-Schäffer, G.A.W. 1869-70. Systematis Lepidopterorum, Hesperiina. CorrespondenzBlatt des zoologischer-mineralogische Verein in Regensburg. Vol. 23: 59–64, 67–77, 130–141, 163–172, 184–204; Vol. 24: 154–160. Reference page.
Hayward, K.J., 1947. Una especie y forma nuevas de Hesperidos argentinos (Lep. Rhop. Hesp.) Acta Zoologica Lilloana 3:253-255, 1 fig. 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.
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.
Mielke, O.H.H. 1979. Contribution to the faunistic study of the American Hesperiidae, V supplementary note to the species of Pyrrhopyginae and Pyrginae of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Lepidoptera). Acta Biológica Paranaense 8: 7–17. PDF. Reference page.
Plötz, C. 1879. Hesperiina. Entomologische Zeitung 40: 175–180. BHL. Reference page.
Steinhauser, S.R., 1989. Taxonomic notes and descriptions of new taxa in the neotropical Hesperiidae. Part I. Pyrginae. Bulletin of the Allyn Museum 127: 1–70. Reference page.
Steinhauser, S.R. 2007. Four new species of neotropical skippers from Colombia, Peru and Brazil (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Bulletin of the Allyn Museum 147: 1–11. Reference page.

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