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

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Glympis Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (19) : 852.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Glympis eraconalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 852.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [BRAZIL]: Villa Nova, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

G. eraconalis is a junior subjective synonym of Ecregma damoetesalis, Walker, [1859].

Poole (1989) included GLYMPIS in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included ECREGMA Walker, 1859; ALUACA Walker, 1865; and Perta Walker, 1866 as junior synonyms of GLYMPIS Walker, 1859.

Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus GLYMPIS.

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Junior name(s):
Ecregma Walker, 1859: 251.

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