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

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Genus:
Orachrysops Vári, 1986 , in Vári & Kroon. Southern African Lepidoptera. : ix.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Lycaena niobe Trimen, 1862. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 1: 282.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status SOUTH AFRICA: Kynsna, [Collection Trimen]..

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

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