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genus

Plebejus Kluk, 1780

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Lycaenidae - gossamer-winged butterflies »  tribus Polyommatini - weak blues

Scientific synonyms

Lycoena Nicholl, 1901
Plebeius Kluk, 1780 (misspelling) m
Rusticus Hübner, 1806 (suppressed name) supp.

Type taxon:Papilio argus Linnaeus, 1758

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

subgenus Albulina Tutt, 1909
subgenus Alpherakya Zhdanko, 1994
subgenus Kretania Beuret, 1959
subgenus Lycaeides Hübner, 1819
subgenus Maurus Bálint, 1992
subgenus Plebejidea Koçak, 1983
subgenus Plebejides Sauter, 1968
subgenus Plebejus Kluk, 1780
subgenus Vacciniina Tutt, 1909

Unplaced taxa

species Plebejus cotundra J. Scott & M. Fisher, 2006

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Explanations

m misspelling

supp. suppressed name - name suppressed by commission for international code of nomenclature for example in case it is a long forgotten senior synonym of some widely used name and therefore should have priority over junior synonym.