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

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Genus:
Pseudothecla Nabokov, 1945 . Psyche, Camb. 52(1/2) : 11.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Thecla faga Dognin, 1895. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 39: 105.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Pseudothecla Nabokov is invalid, as it is a junior homonym of Pseudothecla Strand, 1910 (see above). It has been replaced by the name Nabokovia Hemming, 1960.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Nabokovia Hemming, 1960: 41.


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