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

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Genus:
Philotiella Mattoni, 1978 . J. Res. Lepid. 16(4) : 227.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Lycaena speciosa Edwards, 1877. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. : 173.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Oppler & Warren, 2003. Butterflies of North America 2. Scientific Names List of Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University include Philotiella in the tribe Polyommatini.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Lycaenidae in Wikipedia.

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