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

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Genus:
Lapaeumides Oiticica, 1955 . Revta bras. Ent. 3 : 153.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : CASTNIIDAE : CASTNIINAE

Type-species:
Castnia schreibersi Mikan, 1823. Delectus Florae Faunae Brasil : pl.[18].

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

C. schreibersi is a junior subjective synonym of Eupalamides ctesiphon Hübner, [1820] 1806, Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl.[141]. The date of publication of C. schreibersi is taken from Sherborn, 1930, Index Anim. 1801-1850 (23): 5799. Lapaeumides was established for Eupalamides Hübner, [1819] sensu Houlbert, 1918, in Oberthür, Etud. Lépid. comp. 15: 153-167.

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