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Polites  Scudder, 1872
Taxonomic Serial No.: 188614

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Hedone Scudder, 1872
 
    Limochores Scudder, 1872
 
    Poanopsis Godman, 1900
 
    Pyrrhosidia Scudder, 1874
 
    Yvretta Hemming, 1935
 
  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrˇpode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailÚs, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyHesperioidea Latreille, 1809  
                                     FamilyHesperiidae Latreille, 1809 – Skippers  
                                        SubfamilyHesperiinae Latreille, 1809 – Grass-Skippers  
                                           TribeHesperiini Latreille, 1809  
                                              GenusPolites Scudder, 1872  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Polites baracoa (Lucas, 1857) – Baracoa Skipper 
                                                 Species Polites carus (W. H. Edwards, 1883) – Carus Skipper 
                                                 Species Polites draco (W. H. Edwards, 1871) – Draco Skipper 
                                                 Species Polites mardon (W. H. Edwards, 1881) – Mardon Skipper 
                                                 Species Polites mystic (W. H. Edwards, 1863) – Long Dash 
                                                 Species Polites origenes (Fabricius, 1793) – Crossline Skipper 
                                                 Species Polites peckius (W. Kirby, 1837) – Peck's Skipper 
                                                 Species Polites rhesus (W. H. Edwards, 1878) – Rhesus Skipper 
                                                 Species Polites sabuleti (Boisduval, 1852) – Sandhill Skipper 
                                                 Species Polites sonora (Scudder, 1872) – Sonoran Skipper 
                                                 Species Polites subreticulata (Pl÷tz, 1883)  
                                                 Species Polites themistocles (Latreille, 1824) – Tawny-edged Skipper 
                                                 Species Polites vibex (Geyer, 1832) – Whirlabout 
       

 References
       
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  Source: Check List of the Lepidoptera of North America... MS, database (version 2003)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Ongoing developmental version with contributions by Don Lafontaine, Jean-Franšois Landry, Jim Troubridge, Paul Opler, Ron Hodges, John Brown, et al. Higher classification does not yet reflect recent and substantial changes that have been published   
  Reference for: Polites   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Polites   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hodges, Ronald W., et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico   
  Page(s): xxiv + 284   
  Publisher: E.W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-86096-016-1   
  Notes: Other contributing editors: Tatiana Dominick, Donald, R. Davis, Douglas C. Ferguson, John G. Franclemont, Eugene G. Munroe, and Jerry A. Powell   
  Reference for: Polites   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pelham, Jonathan P.  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: A catalogue of the butterflies of the United States and Canada with a complete bibliography of the descriptive and systematic literature   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, vol. 40   
  Page(s): xiv + 658   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-4324   
  Notes: As noted in the Introduction, Pelham intentionally diverges from the Code's provisions on gender agreement (Articles 31 & 34), following original orthography instead   
  Reference for: Polites   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Poole, Robert W. / Poole, Robert W., and Patricia Gentili, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lepidoptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Nomina Insecta Nearctica: A Check List of the Insects of North America, vol. 3: Diptera, Lepidoptera, Siphonaptera   
  Page(s): 605-1122   
  Publisher: Entomological Information Services   
  Publication Place: Rockville, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-889002-03-8   
  Notes: Series ISBN: 1-889002-00-3   
  Reference for: Polites   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Warren, Andrew D., Joshua R. Ogawa, and Andrew V. Z. Brower  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Revised classification of the family Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea) based on combined molecular and morphological data   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematic Entomology, vol. 34, no. 3   
  Page(s): 467-523   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0307-6970   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2008.00463.x   
  Reference for: Polites   
       

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