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

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Genus:
Laspeyria Germar, 1810 . Diss. sistens Bombycum Species (1) : 13.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Bombyx flexula Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 64.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LASPEYRIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included LASPEYRESIA R.L., 1817; COLPOSIA Hübner, [1823]; and AVENTIA Duponchel, 1829 as junior synonyms of LASPEYRIA Germae, 1810.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus LASPEYRIA.

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Junior name(s):
Aventia Duponchel, 1829: 105 (key), 190.
Colposia Hübner, 1823: 287.
Euteles Gistel, 1848: ix.
Laspeyresia Herrich-Schäffer, 1839: 17 and end wrapper.
Laspeyresia ; R.L. [Reichenbach], 1817: 288.


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