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

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Genus:
Armentulus Eliot & Kawazoé, 1983 . Blue butterflies of the Lycaenopsis group : 196.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Cyaniris shelfordii de Nic√©ville, 1902. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 14: 245, pl.FF, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Originally described as a subgenus of CELARCHUS Eliot & Kawazoe, 1983.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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