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

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Genus:
Nacaduba Moore, 1881 . Lepid. Ceylon 1(3) : 88.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Lampides prominens Moore, 1877. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4), 20: 341.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Lampides prominens Moore is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as a subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Lycaena kurava Moore, 1857 (in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy (1) : 22.

A proposal was made to conserve Nacaduba Moore, [1881], (taking precedence over Pepliphorus Hübner, 1819 and its synonyms) by Hirowatari, 1993, Case 2851, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 50 (1) : 36. A propsal was also made to place Nacabuda on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology.

NACADUBA was included within the subfamily LYCAENIDAE: LYCAENINAE by Ackery et al., in Kristensen (1999).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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