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Superregnum: Eukaryota
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: Pholisora
Species: P. catullus –P. huigra –P. iguala –P. imperspicua –P. mejicanus –P. melaina
Name

Pholisora Scudder, 1872.

Typusː Hesperia catullus Fabricius, 1793ː 348.
Synonymy

★ Pholisora Scudder, 1872ː72; Evans, [1953]ː 231; Hemming, 1967ː 360.
References

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.
Fabricius, J.C. 1793. Entomologia Systematica emendata et aucta. Vol. 3(1): [vi], pp. 1–487. C. G. Proft, Hafniae. BHL. 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.
Scudder, S.H. 1871. A Systematic revision of Some of the American Butterflies With Brief Notes on Those Known to Occur in Essex County, Mass. Annual report of the trustees of the Peabody Academy of Natural Sciences 4: 24–83. Reference page.
Seitz, A. 1910–1924. Die Amerikanischen Tagfalter. in Grossschmettelinge Erde 5: 3–1139, pls 1–194. Alfred Kernan, Stuttgart. Reference page.

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

Pholisora catullus (Fabricius, 1793) Common Sootywing
Pholisora mejicanus (Reakirt, [1867)

References

Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database
Pholisora at funet

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