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The nomenclature of Ogyris halmaturia (Tepper, 1890) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)

Braby, Michael; Douglas, Fabian; Willan, Richard C.


The purpose of this paper is to clarify and resolve the nomenclature of Ogyris halmaturia (Tepper, 1890), a nationally threatened butterfly which has had a long and complex nomenclatural history. This complexity has arisen because: (1) the species group name halmaturia was based on a mixed series comprising two different species; (2) historically at least six authors have attempted to resolve the nomenclature of halmaturia, but most failed to render a valid and unambiguous lectotype...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Entomologist


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