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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: Xispia
Species: X. quadrata – X. satyrus
Name

Xispia Lindsey 1925.

Type Species: Praxis quadrata Mabille, 1889: 25.
Synonymy

Praxis Mabille, 1889: 25. Invalid, homonym.
Xispia Lindsey, 1925: 106; Hemming, 1967: 459.

References

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.
Lindsey, A.W. 1925. The Cornell University Entomological Expedition to South America of 1919–1920. Scientific results. No. II. Hesperioidea. Bulletin of the scientific laboratories of Denison University (ISSN 0893-2018) 21(1/3): 71–113. Reference page.
Mabille, P. 1889. Diagnoses de Lépidoptères nouveaux. Le Naturaliste (11)2: 25, 58–59, 67–68, 99, 127, 133–134, 144–145, 173–174, 216–217, 239. Reference page.

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

Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database

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