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

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Genus:
Himantopterus Wesmael, 1836 . Bull. Acad. r. Belg. cl. Sci. 3 : 162.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : HIMANTOPTERIDAE

Type-species:
Himantopterus fuscinervis Wesmael, 1836. Bull. Acad. r. Belg. cl. Sci. 3: 163, pl.6, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAVA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Himantopteridae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to HIMANTOPTERUS and included species.

Junior name(s):
Himanopterus ; Brauer, 1868: 397 (key).


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