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

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Genus:
Mahathala Moore, 1878 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 : 702.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : ARHOPALINI

Type-species:
Amblypodia ameria Hewitson, 1862. Spec. Cat. Lep. Lycaenidae : 14, pl.8, figs 85-86.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

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