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Genus Burnsius - New World Checkered-Skippers

White Checkered Skipper Butterfly - Burnsius communis - male Checkered Skipper ? - Burnsius communis White Checkered-Skipper - Burnsius albescens - female Tropical Checkered-Skipper - Burnsius oileus - male Pyrgus sp. - Burnsius - female Checkered Skipper? - Burnsius communis Skipper species? - Burnsius White Checkered Skipper - Burnsius albescens
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Hesperiidae (Skippers)
Subfamily Pyrginae (Spread-wing Skippers)
Tribe Pyrgini
Genus Burnsius (New World Checkered-Skippers)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Burnsius Grishin, 2019
formerly listed under Pyrgus
Remarks
Discussion of taxonomy changes to Pyrgini on BugGuide: https://bugguide.net/node/view/2192845
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Print References
Li W, Cong Q, Shen J, Zhang J, Hallwachs W, Janzen DH, Grishin NV. Genomes of skipper butterflies reveal extensive convergence of wing patterns. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Mar 26;116(13):6232-6237. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1821304116. Epub 2019 Mar 15. PMID: 30877254; PMCID: PMC6442542