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

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Genus:
Kretania Beuret, 1959 . Mitt. ent. Ges. Basel (n.f.) 9 : 83.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Lycaena psylorita Freyer, 1845. Neuere Beitr. Schmett. : 146, pl.469, figs 3-4.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 50) stated:-

Feyer to read - Freyer, [type-species author].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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