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

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Genus:
Nabokovia Hemming, 1960 . Annot. lep. (2) : 41.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Thecla faga Dognin, 1895. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 39: 105.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Nabokovia was introduced as a replacement for the name Pseudothecla Nabokov, 1945, which is invalid under the Law of Homonymy.

Eldoradina Balletto, 1993 was established as a subgenus of Nabokovia Hemming, 1960 and was raised to generic level by Balint, 1995, Reports of the Museum of Natural History University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point 49 : 8.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Pseudothecla Nabokov, 1945: 11.


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