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

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Genus:
Ippa Walker, 1864 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (29) : 781.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MYRMECOZELINAE

Type-species:
Ippa vacivella Walker, 1864. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 781.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
According to Robinson (pers. com.) the subjective replacement name of GAPHARA Walker, 1864 is IPPA Walker, 1864.

Robinson (2001) included the type-species of HYPOPHRICTIS Meyrick, 1916; OLYCHA Snellen, 1903; PACHYPSALTIS Meyrick, 1914; PROSPLOCAMIS Meyrick, 1919 in the genus GAPHARA Walker, 1864 (= IPPA Walker, 1864).

Robinson (2001) included 22 species in the genus GAPHARA.

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