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

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Genus:
Lypusa Zeller, 1852 . Linn. ent. 7 : 331, 333.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LYPUSIDAE

Type-species:
Tinea maurella Schifferm├╝ller, 1775. Ank├╝ndung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 142.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Heinemamm (1870) assigned the genus Lypusa to the family Lypusidae, as more recently did Dierl (1996).

LYPUSA was included within the family LYPUSIDAE by Davis & Robinson, in Kristensen (1999).

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