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Polyommatinae
Sinisiivet Blues Weak Blues
Polyommatinae, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Polyommatinae (Lycaenidae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 381, 441; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 138; [NL4A, 138]; [AfrL]

The following division of species into genus is a total mismash from various sources.

Tribe Candalidini Eliot, 1973
Candalidini Eliot, 1973; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 382, 442, TG: Candalides Hübner
Candalides Hübner, [1819] — 27 spp.
Nesolycaena Waterhouse & Turner, 1905 — 4 spp.
Zetona Waterhouse, 1938 — 1 sp.
Tribe Niphandini Eliot, 1973
Niphandini Eliot, 1973; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 382, 442, TG: Niphanda Moore
Niphanda Moore, [1875] — 6 spp.
Tribe Lycaenesthini
Ciliate Blues Hairtails
Lycaenesthini (Polyommatinae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 382, 442; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 139; [AfrL]
Anthene Doubleday, 1847 Ciliate Blues Hairtails — 131 spp.
Cupidesthes Aurivillius, 1895 — 19 spp.
Tribe Polyommatini
Polyommatini (Polyommatinae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 382, 443; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44: (1-102) ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 140; [AfrL]
Section Cupidopsis
Cupidopsis ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 443
Cupidopsis Karsch, 1895 Meadow Blues — 2 spp.
Section Una
Una ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 443; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 14
Una de Nicéville in Marshall & de Nicéville, 1890 — 1 sp.
Orthomiella de Nicéville in Marshall & de Nicéville, 1890 — 3 spp.
Section Petrelaea
Petrelaea ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 444; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 16
Petrelaea Toxopeus, 1929 — 2 spp.
Pseudonacaduba Stempffer, 1942 African Line Blues — 2 spp.
Section Nacaduba
Nacaduba ; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 17; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 444 (part)
Nacaduba Moore, [1881] — 47 spp.
Tartesa Hirowatari, 1992 — 2 spp.
Erysichton Fruhstorfer, 1916 — 3 spp.
Section Prosotas
Prosotas ; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 29
Nacaduba ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 444 (part)
Prosotas Druce, 1891 — 18 spp.
Nothodanis Hirowatari, 1992 — 1 sp.
Catopyrops Toxopeus, 1929 — 8 spp.
Ionolyce Toxopeus, 1929 — 3 spp.
Paraduba Bethune-Baker, 1906 — 4 spp.
Section Theclinesthes
Theclinesthes ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 444; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 35
Theclinesthes Röber, 1891 — 6 spp.
Sahulana Hirowatari, 1992 — 1 sp.
Neolucia Waterhouse & Turner, 1905 — 3 spp.
Section Thaumaina
Thaumaina ; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 38
Thaumaina Bethune-Baker, 1908 — 1 sp.
Section Upolampes
Upolampes ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 444; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 39
Upolampes Bethune-Baker, 1908 — 1 sp.
Caleta Hirowatari, 1992 — 9 spp.
Pistoria Hemming, 1964 — 1 sp.
Discolampa Toxopeus, 1929 — 3 spp.
Section Danis
Danis ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 444; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 24
Danis Fabricius, 1807 — 17 spp.
Psychonotis Toxopeus, 1930 — 9 spp.
Section Jamides
Jamides ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 445; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 43
Jamides Hübner, [1819] Ceruleans — 67 spp.
Epimastidia Druce, 1891 — 4 spp.
Section Catochrysops
Catochrysops ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 445; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 50
Catochrysops Boisduval, 1832 — 7 spp.
Rysops Eliot, 1973 — 1 sp.
Section Lampides
Lampides ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 445; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 51
Lampides Hübner, [1819] — 1 sp.
Section Callictita
Callictita ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 446; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 52
Callictita Bethune-Baker, 1908 — 9 spp.
Section Uranothauma
Uranothauma ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 446
Uranothauma Butler, 1895 — 22 spp.
Section Phlyaria
Phlyaria ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 446
Phlyaria Karsch, 1895 — 1 sp.
Section Cacyreus
Cacyreus ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 446
Cacyreus Butler, 1897 — 10 spp.
Harpendyreus Heron, 1909 Mountain Blues — 15 spp.
Section Leptotes
Leptotes ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 446
Leptotes Scudder, 1876 Zebra Blues — 24 spp.
Cyclyrius Butler, [1897] — 2 spp.
Section Castalius
Castalius ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 447; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 54
Castalius Hübner, [1819] Pierrots — 5 spp.
Tarucus Moore, [1881] Blue Pierrots Pierrots — 22 spp.
Section Zintha
Zintha ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 447
Zintha Eliot, 1973 — 1 sp.
Section Zizeeria
Zizeeria ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 447
Zizeeria Chapman, 1910 Grass Blues — 2 spp.
Zizina Chapman, 1910 Lesser Grass Blues — 3 spp.
Pseudozizeeria Beuret, 1955 — 1 sp.
Section Famegana
Famegana ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 447; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 56
Famegana Eliot, 1973 — 1 sp.
Section Actizera
Actizera ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 447
Actizera Chapman, 1910 — 4 spp.
Section Zizula
Zizula ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 447
Zizula Chapman, 1910 tiny grass blues — 2 spp.
Section Brephidium
Brephidium ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 448
Brephidium Scudder, 1876 — 3 spp.
Oraidium Bethune-Baker, 1914 — 1 sp.
Section Everes
Everes ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 448
fi Cupido Schrank, 1801 — 18 spp.
Bothrinia Chapman, 1909 — 2 spp.
Tongeia Tutt, [1908] — 14 spp.
Elkalyce Bálint & Johnson, 1995 — 1 sp.
Shijimia Matsumura, 1919 — 1 sp.
Talicada Moore, [1881] — 3 spp.
Section Pithecops
Pithecops ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 448; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 56
Pithecops Horsfield, [1828] — 5 spp.
Section Azanus
Azanus ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 448
Azanus Moore, [1881] Babul Blues — 11 spp.
Section Eicochrysops
Eicochrysops ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 448
Eicochrysops Bethune-Baker, 1924 — 16 spp.
Section Lycaenopsis
Lycaenopsis ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 449
Lycaenopsis C. & R. Felder, [1865] Hedge Blues — 3 spp.
Neopithecops Distant, 1884 — 6 spp.
Megisba Moore, [1881] — 2 spp.
Oreolyce Toxopeus, 1927 — 5 spp.
fi Celastrina Tutt, 1906 — 26 spp.
Notarthrinus Chapman, 1908 — 1 sp.
Acytolepis Toxopeus, 1927 — 5 spp.
Monodontides Toxopeus, 1927 — 9 spp.
Udara Toxopeus, 1928 — 39 spp.
Ptox Toxopeus, 1928 — 2 spp.
Rhinelephas Toxopeus, 1927 — 2 spp.
Uranobothria Toxopeus, 1927 — 2 spp.
Parelodina Bethune-Baker, 1904 — 1 sp.
Section Glaucopsyche
Glaucopsyche ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 449
fi Glaucopsyche Scudder, 1872 — 13 spp.
fi Scolitantides Hübner, [1819] — 1 sp.
Philotes Scudder, 1876 — 1 sp.
Turanana Bethune-Baker, 1916 — 9 spp.
Micropsyche Mattoni, [1981] — 1 sp.
Palaeophilotes Forster, 1938 — 1 sp.
Praephilotes Forster, 1938 — 1 sp.
fi Pseudophilotes Beuret, 1958 — 8 spp.
Sinia Forster, 1940 — 3 spp.
Iolana Bethune-Baker, 1914 — 4 spp.
fi Maculinea van Eecke, 1915 — 10 spp.
Caerulea Forster, 1938 — 2 spp.
Phengaris Doherty, 1891 — 3 spp.
Section Euchrysops
Euchrysops ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 449
Euchrysops Butler, 1900 Cupids — 31 spp.
Lepidochrysops Hedicke, 1923 Giant Cupids — 138 spp.
Thermoniphas Karsch, 1895 — 15 spp.
Oboronia Karsch, 1893 — 7 spp.
Athysanota Karsch, 1895 — 1 sp.
Section Polyommatus
Polyommatus ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 449
fi Polyommatus Latreille, 1804 — 212 spp.
Pseudolucia Nabokov, 1945 — 37 spp.
Madeleinea Bálint, 1993 — 18 spp.
Paralycaeides Nabokov, 1945 — 3 spp.
Subsolanoides Koiwaya, 1989 — 1 sp.
 
fi Plebejus Kluk, 1780 — 62 spp.
fi Aricia Reichenbach, 1817 — 31 spp.
fi Agriades Hübner, [1819] — 20 spp.
fi Albulina Tutt, 1909 — 39 spp.
Chilades Moore, [1881] — 23 spp.
Itylos
Hemiargus Hübner, 1818 — 3 spp.
Itylos Draudt in Seitz, 1921 — 6 spp.
 
Pseudochrysops Nabokov, 1945 — 1 sp.
Cyclargus
Cyclargus Nabokov, 1945 — 6 spp.
Eldoradina Balletto, 1993 — 2 spp.
Nabokovia
Echinargus Nabokov, 1945 — 3 spp.
Nabokovia Hemming, 1960 — 3 spp.
Section ?
Euphilotes Mattoni, [1978] — 11 spp.
Tuxentius Larsen, 1982 Pied Pierrots Pies — 11 spp.
Sinocupido Lee, 1963
Orachrysops Vári in Vári & Kroon, 1986 — 11 spp.
Cebrella Eliot & Kawazoé, 1983 — 5 spp.
Plautella Eliot & Kawazoé, 1983 — 1 sp.
Callenya Eliot & Kawazoé, 1983 — 3 spp.
Sidima Eliot & Kawazoé, 1983 — 4 spp.
Lestranicus Eliot & Kawazoé, 1983 — 2 spp.
Celatoxia Eliot & Kawazoé, 1983 — 3 spp.
Sancterila Eliot & Kawazoé, 1983 — 7 spp.
Philotiella Mattoni, [1978] — 2 spp.
Otnjukovia Zhdanko, 1997 — 1 sp.


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References:
[AfrL]
Mark C. Williams; Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperoidea; Compiled by Mark C. Williams, 7th ed. (2008) (April 2007); Afrototropical Butterflies; e-mail: Mark C. Williams
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[CiNii]
http://ci.nii.ac.jp/
[NL4A]
Gerardo Lamas, 2004; Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera; Checklist: Part 4A; Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea


Some related literature:
Eliot, 1973
The higher classification of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera): a tentative Arrangement Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 373-505, 162fgs, pl. 1-6
Hirowatari, 1992
A generic classification of the tribe Polyommatini of the Oriental and Australian regions (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Polyommatinae) Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 1-102
Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003
The butterflies of Sulawesi: annotated checklist for a critical island faunda Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 3-268, pl. 1-16


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