Polyommatini

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Polyommatini
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( Celastrina ladon )
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Polyommatinae
Tribe: Polyommatini
Swainson, 1827 [1]
Genera

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Polyommatini is a tribe of lycaenid butterflies in the subfamily of Polyommatinae. These were extensively studied by Russian novelist and lepidopterist Vladimir Nabokov.

Genera

Genera in this tribe include: [2] [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 Polyommatini, TolWeb
  2. Savela, Markku. "Polyommatinae". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved August 11, 2019.