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

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Genus:
Loxura Horsfield, 1829 . Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy (2) : 119.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : LOXURINI

Type-species:
Papilio atymnus Stoll, 1780. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 82, pl.331, figs D-E.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Laxura ; Kollar, 1844: 411.
Lexura ; Hemming, 1967: 459.


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