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

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Genus:
Plebejus Kluk, 1780 . Zwierz. Hist. nat. pocz. gospod. 4 : 89.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Papilio argus Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 483.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hemming , 1933. Entomologist 66(845): 224.

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Helicopis Illiger, 1807: 1180.
Lycoena Nicholl, 1901: 92.
Plebeius Kirby, 1871: 653.
Plebeius ; Kluk, 1780: 89.
Plebeyus ; Kluk, 1802: 89.
Rusticus Hübner, 1806: [1].
Rusticus Hübner, 1807: pl.[102], pl.[104].


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