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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: Pyrrhopyginae
Tribus: Pyrrhopygini
Subtribus: Pyrrhopygina
Genus: Yanguna
Species: Y. cometes – Y. cosyra – Y. erebus – Y. spatiosa – Y. tetricus – Y. thelersa
Name

Yanguna Watson, 1893: 10, 12.

Type Species: Pyrrhopyga spatiosa Hewitson, [1870]: 69; [1876]: txt, Fig.15.
References

Bell, E.L. 1931. New species of Yanguna: Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera. The Entomologist 64: 233-236. 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.
Hewitson, W.C. 1852–1877. Illustrations of new species of exotic butterflies, selected chiefly from the collections of Saunders & Hewitson. London, van Voorst. 5 volumes. 1; 2; 3; 4; 5. Reference page.
Hewitson, W. C., 1869–1877. Equatorial Lepidoptera Collected by Mr. Buckley, or Remarks on and descriptions of new species of butterflies collected by Mr. Buckley in Ecuador. London, van Voorst iv+96 l: 1–16 [2.xii.1869]; 2: 17–32 [15.xii.1869]; 3: 33–48 [30.xii.1869]; 4: 49–80 [10.iii.1870]; 5: 81–96 [11.iv.1877]. web, OCR. Reference page.
Plötz, C. 1879. Die Hesperiinen-Gattung Erycides Hübn. und ihre Arten. Entomologische Zeitung 40(1–3): 406–411. Reference page.
Watson, E.Y. 1893. A proposed classification of the Hesperiidae, with a revision of the genera. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893(1): 3–132, 3 pls. BHL text, plates. Reference page.

Links

Butterflies of America

Yanguna is a Neotropical genus of firetips in the family Hesperiidae.
Yanguna and related genera in Adalbert Seitz's Macrolepidoptera of the World
List of species

Yanguna cometes (Cramer, 1779)
Yanguna cosyra (Druce, 1875)
Yanguna erebus (Plötz, 1879)
Yanguna spatiosa Hewitson, 1870
Yanguna tetricus Bell, 1931
Yanguna thelersa (Hewitson, 1866)

References

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Butterflies of America
Yanguna - Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database

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