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

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Genus:
Oreolyce Toxopeus, 1927 . Tijdschr. Ent. 70(3/4) : 256, 277.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Lycaena quadriplaga Snellen, 1892. Tijdschr. Ent. 35: 143.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Arletta Hemming, 1935 was downgraded to denote a subgenus of Oreolyce Toxopeus, 1927 by Eliot and Kawazoe, 1983, Blue butterflies of the Lycaenopsis group, p.34.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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