Hesperioidea

Hesperioidea

[he‚spir·ē′ȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A monofamilial superfamily of lepidopteran insects in the suborder Heteroneura including heavy-bodied, mostly diurnal insects with clubbed antennae that are bent, curved, or reflexed at the tip.
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Among the scientists with whom he corresponded was Arthur Ward Lindsey, a professor of zoology at Denison University and an international authority on the Hesperioidea (the Skippers).
Butterflies of southern Santa Catarina Island, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brasil (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea and Papilionoidea).
Catalogue of the family-group, genus-group and species-group names of the Hesperioidea (Lepidoptera) of the World.