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

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Genus:
Rapala Moore, 1881 . Lepid. Ceylon 1(3) : 105.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : DEUDORIGINI

Type-species:
Thecla varuna Horsfield, 1829. Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy : 91.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Vadebra Moore, 1884: 528.


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