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

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Genus:
Thamala Moore, 1879 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 : 834.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : LOXURINI

Type-species:
Thamala miniata Moore, 1878. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 834, pl.52, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Thamala miniata Moore is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Myrina marciana Hewitson, [1863] (III. diurn. Lep., Lycaenidae 1 (text) : 34 ; 2 (plates) : pl. 12, fig. 13 - female ; pl. 16, fig. 44 - male).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Thamola ; Seitz, 1926: 986.


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