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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Eumaeini
Genus: Nicolaea
Species: N. bagrada – N. bisidia – N. castinotus – N. cauter – N. ceglusa – N. cupa – N. demilineata – N. dolium – N. fabulla – N. heraldica – N. laconia – N. lemuria – N. munditia – N. obelus – N. opalia – N. opaliana – N. ophia – N. petilla – N. pyxis – N. salki – N. schausa – N. socia – N. torris – N. umuarama – N. velina – N. viceta – N. xorema
Name

Nicolaea Johnson, 1993 (32): 66.

Type Species: Thecla cauter Druce, 1907: 589, pl.34, fig.15.
Synonymy

Crimsinota Johnson, 1993 (32): 40. TS Thecla socia Hewitson, 1868: 29, by original designation.
Rindgea Johnson, 1993 (40): 2. TS: Rindgea umuarama Johnson, 1993 (40): 3, by original designation.

References

Druce, H.H. 1907. On Neotropical Lycaenidae with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the zoological Society of London 1907(3): 566–632. pls 31-36. BHL. Reference page.
Faynel, C.; Robbins, R.K. 2014: New Lycaenidae from the inselberg of the Nouragues and from Kaw Mountain in French Guiana (Lepidoptera: Theclinae: Eumaeini). Annales de la Société entomologique de France (n.s.), 50(2): 191–201. [In French, with English summary] DOI: 10.1080/00379271.2014.934040 Reference page.
Faynel, C. & Robbins, R.K. 2015: Siderus nouraguensis n. sp., Nicolaea salki n. sp. et Ostrinotes silva n. sp. (Lepidoptera: Theclinae: Eumaeini) Corrigendum. Annales de la Société entomologique de France , NS 51(2): 196. DOI: 10.1080/00379271.2015.1064201. Reference page.
Hewitson, W. C., 1868. Descriptions of some new species of Lycaenidae. London. van Voorst, 36 pp. Reference page.
Johnson, K., 1993. Neotropical Hairstreak Butterflies: New Sister Genera of the Electrostrymon/Angulopis Grade of Eumaeini (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Theclinae). Reports of the Museum of Natural History, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point 32: 1–76. pdf. Reference page.
Johnson, K., 1993. A New Neotropical Genus of Branded Angulopine-like Hairstreak Butterflies (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Theclinae). Reports of the Museum of Natural History University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point 40: 1–7. PDF. Reference page.
Lamas, G. 2004. (ed.) Checklist: Part 4A. Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. In Heppner, J.B. (ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Vol. 5A. Association for Tropical Lepidoptera/Scientific Publishers, Gainesville. 439p. Reference page.

Nicolaea is a Neotropical genus of butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.[1]
Species

Nicolaea cauter (Druce, 1907)
Nicolaea schausa (E. D. Jones, 1912)
Nicolaea dolium (Druce, 1907)
Nicolaea ceglusa (Hewitson, 1868)
Nicolaea bagrada (Hewitson, 1868)
Nicolaea xorema (Schaus, 1902)
Nicolaea fabulla (Hewitson, 1868)
Nicolaea demilineata (Lathy, 1936)
Nicolaea obelus (Druce, 1907)
Nicolaea castinotus (Johnson & Le Crom, 1997)
Nicolaea cupa (Druce, 1907)
Nicolaea petilla (Hewitson, 1868)
Nicolaea velina (Hewitson, 1868)
Nicolaea torris (Druce, 1907)
Nicolaea besidia (Hewitson, 1868)
Nicolaea socia (Hewitson, 1868)
Nicolaea viceta (Hewitson, 1868)
Nicolaea opalia (Hewitson, 1868)
Nicolaea opaliana (Hayward, 1967)
Nicolaea ophia (Hewitson, 1868)
Nicolaea heraldica (Dyar, 1914)
Nicolaea pyxis (Johnson, 1993)
Nicolaea umuarama (Johnson, 1993)
Nicolaea laconia (Hewitson, 1868)
Nicolaea lemuria (Hewitson, 1868)
Nicolaea munditia (Druce, 1907)

References

Savela, Markku. "Nicolaea Johnson, 1993". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved September 30, 2019.

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