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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: Coeliadinae
Genus: Choaspes
Species: C. adhara –C. benjaminii –C. estrella –C. hemixanthus –C. illuensis –C. plateni –C. subcaudata –C. xanthopogon
Name

Choaspes Moore, [1881]

Type species: Hesperia (Thymele) benjaminii Guérin-Méneville, 1843.
Synonymy

Choaspes Moore, [1881]: 158; Hemming, 1967: 113, et seq..

References

de Jong, R., 1980. Neue taxa der Gattung Choaspes aus den Philippinen. Entomologische Zeitschrift. 90(23): 263-267. Reference page. 
de Jong, R. & Treadaway, C., 2007. Hesperiidae of the Philippine Islands. in Bauer & Frankenbach Butterflies of the World Supplement 15. Goecke & Evers, Keltern. Reference page. 
Guérin-Méneville, F.E. 1843. Animaux articulés II. In Delessert, Alphonse, Souvenirs d'un voyage dans l'Inde exécuté de 1834 à 1839. Part II. Histoire Naturelle. pp. i + 1–107, pls 11–27. Fortin, Mason & Cie, Langlois & Leclerq éditeurs, Paris. BHL. 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. 
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. 
Tsukiyama, H. & H. Chiba, 1991. A New Species and Subspecies of Skippers from Sulawesi, Indonesia (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae). Tyô to Ga 42 (4): 255–260. Reference page. 

Choaspes is an Indomalayan realm and Australasian realm genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae. They are the only skippers with strongly hairy eyes.
Species

Choaspes benjaminii (Guérin-Méneville, 1843)
Choaspes estrella de Jong, 1980 Philippines
Choaspes hemixanthus Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Sulawesi, Halamahera, New Guinea
Choaspes furcatus Evans, 1932 Nepal to Burma, Thailand, Laos, Hainan, Malay Peninsula, Palawan
Choaspes illuensis (Ribbe, 1900) New Guinea
Choaspes plateni (Staudinger, 1888)
Choaspes subcaudata (C. & R. Felder, [1867])
Choaspes xanthopogon (Kollar, [1844])

References

Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database

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