Male small skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Tribe: Thymelini
Genus: Thymelicus
Hubner, 1819

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  • Adopoea Billberg, 1820
  • Pelion Kirby, 1858
  • Doricha Moore, 1883

Thymelicus is a Palearctic genus in the skipper butterfly family, Hesperiidae. It is the only member of the tribe Thymelini, but many skipper butterflies are yet to be assigned to tribes, so this might change eventually.


Thymelicus Fuller distribution

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