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

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Genus:
Knappetra Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 98.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Dulichia fasciata Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 809. [(of Dulichia Walker, 1855)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SIERRA LEONE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

This name is proposed in honour of Mrs Sheila D.M. Knapp in appreciation of her accurate clerical assistance during the compilation of this catalogue.

Established as an objective replacement name for DULICHIA Walker, 1855.

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Junior name(s):
Dulichia Walker, 1855: 779 (key), 809.


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