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

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Genus:
Nicolaea Johnson, 1993 . Rep. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisconsin-Stevens Pt (32) : 66.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : EUMAEINI

Type-species:
Thecla cauter Druce, 1907. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 589, pl.34, fig.15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Nicolea ; D'Abrera, 2001: 197.


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