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

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Genus:
Theclinesthes Röber, 1891 . Tijdschr. Ent. 34(4) : 316.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Plebeius (Theclinesthes) eremicola Röber, 1891. Tijdschr. Ent. 34: 316, pl.5, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

In the following year Röber published a figure of the type-species (1892), Tijdscher. Ent. 35 : pl. 5. fig. 5 - male.

THECLINESTHES 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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Junior name(s):
Utica Hewitson, 1865: 56.


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