CarystusAndrew V. Z. Brower
- Carystus diores
- Carystus elvira
- Carystus hocus
- Carystus jolus
- Carystus junior
- Carystus periphas
- Carystus phorcus
- Carystus ploetzi
- Carystus superbiens
- Carystus cacaulandia
- Carystus rufoventris
A neotropical genus ranging from Mexico to northern Argentina. Many of the species appear to be rare, but this may be due to crepuscular habits that render the adults difficult to collect.
Austin, G. T. & Mielke, O. H. H. 2007 Hesperiidae of Rondonia, Brazil: Carystus, with descriptions of two new species (Hesperiidae: Hesperiinae). Bull. Allyn Mus. 148, 1-13.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
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- Content changed 23 December 2007
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2007. Carystus http://tolweb.org/Carystus/94988/2007.12.23 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 23 December 2007 (under construction).