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

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Genus:
Mimeresia Stempffer, 1961 . Annls Mus. r. Afr. cent. (8) (Sci. zool.) 94 : 24.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : PORITIINAE : LIPTENINI : MIMACRAEINA

Type-species:
Liptena libentina Hewitson, 1866. Ill. exot. Butts 5: [120], pl.[60], figs 8-9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Mimacraea Butler, 1872 was transferred to the new subfamily Mimacraeinae [Lycaenidae] with Mimeresia Stempfer, 1961 by Stempffer, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.), Suppl, 10 : 268. Mimacraeinae is not adopted here.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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