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

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Heterimpia Prout, 1938 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 16 : 149.

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Aphilopota ambusta Warren, 1904. Novit. zool. 11: 472.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) ANGOLA: Caconda, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A. ambusta is a junior subjective synonym of Calamodes lignaria Warren, 1903, ibidem 10: 275, itself a subspecies of Calicha brunnea Warren, 1899, ibidem 6: 305.

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 149 was stated on page 145, in both the German and English editions, to be 31.i.1938.

Parsons et al. (1999) included HETERIMPIA Prout, 1938 as a junior synonym of OMPHALUCHA Warren, 1905.

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