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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: Hesperiinae
Tribus: Megathymini
Genus: Aegiale
Species: A. hesperiaris

Aegiale C.Felder & R.Felder, 1860.

Type species: Aegiale kollari C.Felder & R.Felder, 1860: 111, Pl.2 Fig.3; = hesperiaris Walker, 1855.

Aegiale C.Felder & R.Felder, 1860: 110.
Acentrocneme C.Felder & R.Felder, 1862 (Unpublished MS) q.v. Scudder, 1875.
Teria P.Blásquez & I.Blásquez, 1870, Mem. sobre maguey Mèxicano: 21, TS Teria agavis P & I Blásquez, 1865.
Acentrocneme Felder; Scudder, 1875: 100, 103; un-necessary replacement name for "Aegiale" recte Aegialia.
Aegiale Felder; Seitz, 1924: 998, Pl.193c.


Aegiale hesperiaris , Male, from Seitz, 1924


Felder, C. & Felder, R. 1860 [1859]. Lepidopterologische Fragmente. Parts 5-6. Wien ents. Monats 4(4): 97–112; 4(8): 225–251 2 pls.; 394–402, 2 pls. BHL2, Plates. Reference page.
Lamas, G. 2004. (ed.) Checklist: Part 4A. Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. In Heppner, J.B. (ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Vol. 5A. Association for Tropical Lepidoptera/Scientific Publishers, Gainesville. 439p. Reference page.
Scudder, S.H. 1875. Historical sketch of the generic names proposed for butterflies. Proc. amer. Soc. Arts Sci. Boston 10: 91–293. BHL Reference page.
Seitz, A. 1910–1924. Die Amerikanischen Tagfalter. in Grossschmettelinge Erde 5: 3–1139, pls 1–194. Alfred Kernan, Stuttgart. Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: the Tequila Giant-Skipper
中文: 美大弄蝶屬

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