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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: Eudaminae
Tribus: Phocidini
Genus: Sarmientoia
Species (6): S. almeidai – S. browni – S. faustinus – S. haywardi – S. phaselis – S. similis

Sarmientoia Berg, 1897: 249.

Type species: Dyscophus faustinus Burmeister, 1878.

Sarmientoia Berg, 1897ː 249; Hemming, 1967ː 401; Bridges, 1994ː IX.62; Lamas, 2004ː 39.
Sarmentoia Waterhouse, 1902: 335 (missp.); Hemming, 1967ː 401.
Sarmientioia M. A. Cardoso, 1983. Mis-spelling.
Samientoia Viloria, 1993. Mis-spelling.


Berg, F.G.C., 1897. Acerca de Veinticinco Ropalóceros SudAmericanos. Anales del Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires 2(1,2): 233–258. 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.
Lamas, G. 2004. (ed.) Checklist: Part 4A. Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. In Heppner, J.B. (ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Vol.5A, Pt.4A. Assn. for Tropical Lepidoptera/Scientific Publishers, Gainesville. 439pp. Reference page.
Li, W., Cong. Q., Shen, J.H., Zhang, J., Hallwachs, W., Janzen, D.H. & Grishin, N.V. 2019. Genomes of skipper butterflies reveal extensive convergence of wing patterns. PNAS 116(13): 6232–6237. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1821304116. Text. SI Appendix. Reference page.
Waterhouse, C.O., 1902. An Alphabetical List of Names of Genera and Subgenera Proposed For Use In Zoology As Recorded in The Zoological Record 1880-1900. pp.1-421. Reference page.

Sarmientoia is a genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae (Eudaminae).[1]


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