Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Falcapyris Berio, 1959 . Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 71 : 93.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Cerynea falcigera Berio, 1959. Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 71: 93, fig.13.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male MADAGASCAR: PĂ©rinet, Foret d'Analamazoatra, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Falcapyris was proposed as a subgenus of Cerynea Walker, 1859.

Poole (1989) included PHANASPA Walker, 1866; BUSMADIS Walker, 1866; and FALCAPYRIS Berio, 1960 as junior synonyms of CERYNEA Walker, 1859.

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