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

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Genus:
Lichenopteryx Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.95, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : EUPTEROTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Lichenopteryx despecta Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.95, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: [Natal, Durban] Port Natal, (? Depository).. Cited by Felder, 1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: 6

Notes:
Learn more about Eupterotidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to LICHENOPTERYX and included species.

Junior name(s):
Lechenopteryx ; Druce, 1886: 411.


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