Thoressa hyrie

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Thoressa hyrie
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Figure 34 from Lionel de Nicéville's 1891 "On New and Little-Known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan Region"
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Thoressa
Species:
T. hyrie
Binomial name
Thoressa hyrie
(de Nicéville, [1891]) [1]
Synonyms
  • Halpe hyriede Nicéville, 1891
  • Halpe lucasi mereaEvans, 1932

Thoressa hyrie is a butterfly in the family Hesperiidae. It was described by Lionel de Nicéville in 1891. It is found in the Indomalayan realm (southeast Tibet, northern Thailand and Laos). [2]

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References

  1. de Nicéville, 1891 "On New and Little-Known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan Region" Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society. 6 (3): 341-398, pl. F-G
  2. Seitz, A., 1912-1927. Die Indo-Australien Tagfalter Grossschmetterlinge Erde 9

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