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

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Genus:
Quercusia Verity, 1943 . Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 2 : 343.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : THECLINI

Type-species:
Papilio quercus Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 482.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Quercusia Verity, 1943, was designated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Hsu & Lin, 1994, Journal of the Lepidopterist's Society 48 (2) : 141. [Quercusia was treated as a valid genus by Hemming, 1967].

QUERCUSIA was included within the subfamily LYCAENIDAE: LYCAENINAE by Ackery et al., in Kristensen (1999).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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