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

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Genus:
Megathecla Robbins, 2002 . Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 104(3) : 820.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : EUMAEINI

Type-species:
Thecla gigantea Hewitson, 1867. Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae 1: 83, pl.32, figs 43-44.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
(through Article 67.8 (replacement names)) .

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

Notes:
An objective replacement name for GULLIVERA D'Abrera & Bálint, 2001.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Lycaenidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Gullicaena Bálint, 2002: 135.
Gullivera ; D'Abrera, 2001: 195.
Gulliveria D'Abrera & Bálint, 2001: 195.


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