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Cladus: Nephrozoa
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Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
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Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
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Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Pyrginae
Tribus: Pyrgini
Genus: Zopyrion
Species: Z. evenor – Z. reticulata – Z. sandace – Z. satyrina – Z. subvariegata

Zopyrion Godman & Salvin, [1896]

Typus: Zopyrion sandace Godman & Salvin, [1896]: 440; by selection of Lindsey, 1925: 106.

Zopyrion Godman & Salvin, [1896]: 440; Evans, [1953]: 162; Hemming, 1967: 468; Bridges, 1994: IV.36, IX.75; Lamas, 2004: 58.


Bridges, C.A. 1994. Catalogue of the Family-Group, Genus-Group and Species-Group Names of the Hesperioidea (Lepidoptera) of the World. Bridges, Urbana, Illinois. BHL Reference page.
Evans, W.H. 1951–55. A Catalogue of the American Hesperiidae in the British Museum. Pt.1 (1951): x+92pp, pls. 1–9; Pt.2 (1952): v.+178pp, pls. 10–25; Pt.3 (1953): v+246pp, pls. 26–53; Pt.4 (1955): v+499pp, pls. 54–88. Reference page.
Godman, F. & Salvin, O. 1879-1901. Biologia Centrali-Americana (Lepidoptera; Rhopalocera), 3 vols. London, Taylor & Francis. Vol. I, Vol. II, Vol III (plates). 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.
Lindsey, A.W. 1925. The Types of Hesperioid Genera. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 18(1): 75-106. Reference page.


Butterflies of America

Zopyrion is a genus of butterflies in the Hesperiidae (skipper) family[2] and the Pyrgini tribe.[3] The type species, Zopyrion sandace, was described in 1896 by Frederick DuCane Godman and Osbert Salvin in their Biologia Centrali-Americana.[2]

Zopyrion evenor Godman, [1901]
Zopyrion reticulata Hayward, 1942
Zopyrion sandace Godman & Salvin, [1896]
Zopyrion satyrina (C. & R. Felder, 1867)
Zopyrion subvariegata Hayward, 1942


Savela, Markku. "Zopyrion Godman & Salvin, [1896]". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
"Genus details". Butterflies and Moths of the World: Generic Names and their Type-species. Natural History Museum (London). Retrieved 31 July 2013.
Brower, Andrew V. Z. (2007). "Zopyrion: Godman & Salvin 1896". The Tree of Life Project. Retrieved 1 August 2013.

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