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

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Genus:
Lepypiranga Rego Barros, 1966 . Bolm Mus. nac. Rio de J. (N.S., Zool.) 255 : 5.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Ypiranga nigroruba Rego Barros, 1959. Bolm Mus. nac. Rio de J. (N.S., Zool.), 192: 3. [(of Ypiranga Rego Barros, 1959)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: Sao Paulo, Campos de Jordao, Lagoinha, (? Depository)..

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

Lepypiranga was established as the objective replacement name for Ypiranga Rego Barros, 1959.

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Junior name(s):
Ypiranga Rego Barros, 1959: 1.


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