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

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Genus:
Lypotigris Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 361.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena reginalis Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 163 pl.372, fig.C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

P. reginalis is dated from the wrapper of the part, not from the title-page of volume 4 which is dated 1782.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats LYPOTIGRIS in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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