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

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Genus:
Udara Toxopeus, 1928 . Tijdschr. Ent. 71(3) : 181, 219.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : POLYOMMATINI

Type-species:
Polyommatus dilectus Moore, 1879. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 139.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Polyommatus dilectus Moore is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being a subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Lycaena cardia Felder (C.), 1860 (S. B. Akad. Wiss. Wien 40 : 459).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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