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

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Genus:
Ptox Toxopeus, 1928 . Tijdschr. Ent. 71(3) : 181, 184.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Cyaniris catreus de NicĂ©ville, 1895. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 9: 276, pl.O, figs 20-21.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Ptox Toxopeus, 1928 was established as a subgenus of Celastrina Tutt, 1906 and was raised to generic level by Eliot and Kawazoe, 1983, Blue butterflies of the Lycaenopsis group, p.205.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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