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

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Genus:
Tuxentius Larsen, 1982 . K. dansk. Vidensk. Selsk. Skr. 23(3) : 45.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Lycaena melaena Trimen, 1887. In: Trimen & Bowker, S. Afr. Butts 2: 82.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

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