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

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Genus:
Phengaris Doherty, 1891 . J. asiat. Soc. Bengal (2) 60(1) : 36.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Lycaena atroguttata Oberthür, 1876. Étud. ent. : 21, pl.1, figs 4a-b.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

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