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

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Genus:
Sancterila Eliot & Kawazoé, 1983 . Blue butterflies of the Lycaenopsis group : 74.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Cupido (Cyaniris) deliciosa Pagenstecker, 1896. Ent. Nachr. Berlin 22: 50.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Celarchus Eliot & Kawazoe, 1983, was established to denote a subgenus of Sancterila Eliot & Kawazoe, 1983 by Cassidy, 1995 Transactions of the Lepidopterological Society of Japan 46 (2) : 46.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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