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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: Baorini
Genus: Baoris
Species: B. farri – B. leechii – B. longistigmata – B. oceia – B. pagana – B. penicillata

Baoris Moore, [1881]: 165.

Type species: Hesperia oceia Hewitson, 1868: 31, by original designation.

Devyatkin, A.L. 2010. Taxonomic notes on Oriental Hesperiidae, 4. A key to the continental species of Baoris Moore, [1881] and Caltoris Swinhoe, 1893, based on the female genitalia. Atalanta 41: 239–244. Reference page.
Fan, X.L., Chiba, H., Huang, Z.F., Fei, W., Wang, M. & Sáfián, S. 2016. Clarification of the Phylogenetic Framework of the Tribe Baorini (Lepidoptera:Hesperiidae: Hesperiinae) Inferred from Multiple Gene Sequences. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0156861. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156861. Zoobank 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. 1867-68. Descriptions of One Hundred New Species of Hesperidae Pt.1 pp.1-25; Pt.2 pp.31-56. van Voorst, London. Reference page.
Huang, H. 2011. Notes on the genera Caltoris Swinhoe, 1893 and Baoris Moore, [1881] from China (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Atalanta 42(1-4): 201–220. Reference page.
Jiang, W., He, H., Li, Y., Wang, Y., Ge, C., Zhu, J. & Yu, W. 2019. Molecular phylogeny of the butterfly tribe Baorini Doherty, 1886 (Hesperiidae, Hesperiinae) in China. Zootaxa 4565(1): 108–116. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4565.1.8 Reference page.
Moore, F. 1881-83. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Vols. 1, 190pp, pls 1–71. 2, 162pp, pls 72–143. L. Reeve & Co., London. Reference page.
Toussaint, E.F.A., Vila, R., Yago, M., Chiba, H., Warren, A.D., Aduse-Poku, K., Storer, C., Dexter, K.M., Maruyama, K., Lohman, D.J. & Kawahara, A.Y. 2019. Out of the Orient: Post-Tethyan transoceanic and trans-Arabian routes fostered the spread of Baorini skippers in the Afrotropics. Systematic Entomology 44(4): 926–938. DOI: 10.1111/syen.12365 Reference page.

Baoris is a genus of grass skippers in the family Hesperiidae.It is found in the Indomalayan realm[2]

Baoris farri (Moore, 1878)
Baoris leechii Elwes & Edwards, 1897 West and Central China
Baoris longistigmata Huang, 1999
Baoris oceia (Hewitson, 1868)
Baoris pagana (de Nicéville, 1887)
Baoris penicillata Moore, [1881] India, Ceylon, India, Thailand, Laos.
Baoris chapmani Evans, 1937 Burma, Bangladesh
Baoris unicolor Moore, [1884]


The larvae feed on Gramineae including Dinochloa, Bambusa, Dendrocalamus, Ochlandra, Saccharum , Oryza [3]

Moore, [1881] The Lepidoptera of Ceylon
Seitz, A., 1912-1927. Die Indo-Australien Tagfalter Grossschmetterlinge Erde 9

Robinson, G. S., P. R. Ackery, I. J. Kitching, G. W. Beccaloni & L. M. Hernández, 2010. HOSTS - A Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Natural History Museum, London. nhm hosts

Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database
Baoris Moore, 1881 at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms

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