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

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Iridobapta Warren, 1903 . Novit. zool. 10 : 120.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Iridobapta huntei Warren, 1903. Novit. zool. 10: 121.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *penumbrata)]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female BRITISH NEW GUINEA [PAPUA NEW GUINEA]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The original designation cited `Iridobapta penumbrata sp.n.', a nomen nudum. The type specimen of Iridobapta huntei, labelled `Brit. N. Guinea (Le Hunte)', bears further labels reading `Iridobapta penumbrata Warr. Type female' in Warren's handwriting and, the single female specimen, but omitted to alter the type-species designation and the type-label on the specimen.

Parsons et al. (1999) included IRIDOBAPTA Warren, 1903 as a junior synonym of PLECTONEURA Warren, 1896.

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