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

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Genus:
Mota de NicĂ©ville, 1890 , in Marshall & de NicĂ©ville. Butts India Burmah Ceylon 3 : 345, 18 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : ARHOPALINI

Type-species:
Myrina massyla Hewitson, 1869. Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae 1(Suppl.): 7, pl.3, figs 87-88.    [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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