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Published: 2021-08-31

The identity of Hesperia curtius Fabricius, 1793 and its synonymization with Nisoniades mimas (Cramer, 1775) (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Pyrginae)

Laboratório de Estudos de Lepidoptera Neotropical, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná, P.O. Box 19.020, ZIP Code 81.531-980, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
Laboratório de Estudos de Lepidoptera Neotropical, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná, P.O. Box 19.020, ZIP Code 81.531-980, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
Museo de Historia Natural, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Apartado 14-0434, Lima, Peru.
Laboratório de Estudos de Lepidoptera Neotropical, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná, P.O. Box 19.020, ZIP Code 81.531-980, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
Laboratório de Estudos de Lepidoptera Neotropical, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná, P.O. Box 19.020, ZIP Code 81.531-980, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
Lepidoptera

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How to Cite

SIEWERT, R. R. ., LEMES, J. R. A. ., LAMAS, G. ., CASAGRANDE, M. M. ., & MIELKE, O. H. H. . (2021). The identity of <em>Hesperia</em> <em>curtius</em> Fabricius, 1793 and its synonymization with <em>Nisoniades</em> <em>mimas</em> (Cramer, 1775) (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Pyrginae). Zootaxa, 5027(2), 297–300. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5027.2.10