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

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Genus:
Pistoria Hemming, 1964 . Annot. lep. (4) : 141.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Mambara nigropunctata Bethune-Baker, 1908. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 120, pl.8, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
(through Article 67.8 (replacement names)) .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Pistoria was introduced as a replacement for the name Mambara Bethune-Baker, 1908, which is invalid under the Law of Homonymy.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Mambara Bethune-Baker, 1908: 119.


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