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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: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Polyommatini
Genus: Nabokovia
Species: N. ada – N. cuzquenha – N. faga

Nabokovia Hemming, 1960

Type species: Thecla faga Dognin, 1895.

Pseudothecla Nabokov, 1945 (preoccupied by Pseudothecla Strand, 1910)
Nabokovia Hemming, 1960 (replacementname for Pseudothecla Nabokov, 1940)


Bálint, Zs. & K. Johnson, 1994: Polyommatine lycaenids of the Oreal Biome in the Neotropics, Part I: The Thecline-like taxa (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungariae 40 (2): 109–123.

Nabokovia is a Neotropical genus of butterflies, named by Arthur Francis Hemming in honour of Vladimir Nabokov, who extensively studied the Polyommatinae subfamily.[1][2]

Three species are recognized:[2]

Nabokovia ada Bálint & Johnson, 1994
Nabokovia cuzquenha Bálint & Lamas, [1997]
Nabokovia faga (Dognin 1895)


Savela, Markku. "Nabokovia Hemming, 1960". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved August 17, 2019.

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