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

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Genus:
Lapara Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (8) : 78 [key], 232.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SPHINGINAE : SPHINGINI

Type-species:
Lapara bombycoides Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 233.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

See also: Ellema Clemens, 1859.

LAPARA was included within the subfamily SPHINGIDAE: SPHINGINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list ELLEMA Clemens, 1859 and EXEDRIUM Grote, 1882 as junior synonyms of LAPARA Walker, 1856.

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