Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Allosmaitia Clench, 1964 . J. Res. Lepid. 2(4) : 254.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : EUMAEINI

Type-species:
Thecla coelebs Herrich-Schäffer, 1862. Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 16(10): 142.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type CUBA: ? Locality, (ANSP).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

Notes:
Oppler & Warren, 2003. Butterflies of North America 2. Scientific Names List of Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University include Allosmaitia in the tribe Eumaeini.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Lycaenidae in Wikipedia.

See images at Butterflies of America.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ALLOSMAITIA and included species.


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