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

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Genus:
Lycaenopsis Felder & Felder, 1865 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (2) : 257.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Lycaenopsis ananga Felder & Felder, 1865. Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(2): 257, pl.32, figs 10-11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by Lycaenopsis ananga is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as a subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio haraldus Fabricius, 1787 (Mantissa Ins. 2 : 82).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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