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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: Hesperiini
Subtribus: Moncina
Genus: Vettius
Species: V. arva – V. chagres – V. crispa – V. diana – V. diversa – V. drova – V. fantasos – V. fuldai – V. jabesa – V. klugi – V. lafrenaye – V. lucretius – V. marcus – V. mitsuko – V. monacha – V. onaca – V. phyllus – V. ploetzii – V. richardi – V. tertianus – V. triangularis – V. umbrata
Name

Vettius Godman, 1901.

Type Species: Papilio phyllus Cramer, [1777]: 122, pl.176 figs B,C.
Synonymy

Vettius Godman, 1901: 589; Hemming, 1967: 456; Lamas, 2004: 83.

References

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.
Cramer, P. 1775–1780. De Uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in der drie Waereld-Deelen Asia, Afrika en America (etc). Amsterdam, Baalde & Utrecht, Parts 1–3. Pt.1 [1775]: xxx+16, 1–132, pls 1–84; [1776]: 133–156, pls 85–96; Pt.2 [1777]: 1–152, pls 97–192; Pt.3 [1779]: 1–104, pls 193–252; [1780]: 105–176, pls 253–288; Pt.4 [1780]: 1–246, pls 289–400. Reference page.
Freeman, H.A. 1969. Records, new species, and a new genus of Hesperiidae from Mexico. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 23(suppl. 2): 1–64. Reference page.
Godman, F.D. & Salvin, O. 1887–1901. Biologia Centrali-Americana Vol. II. Insecta Lepidoptera: 782 pp. Text, Plates. 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., (1991). Notas sinonímicas sobre Hesperiidae Neotropicais, com descrições de novos géneros, espécies e subespécies (Lepidoptera). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 7(4): 503–524. Reference page.
Nicolay, S.S., 1973. Descriptions of New Neotropical Hesperiidae. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 27(4): 243-257. Reference page.

Vettius is a genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae.
References

Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database

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