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

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Genus:
Monopetalotaxis Wallengren, 1858 . Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15 : 135.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : SESIIDAE : SESIINAE : Tribe unassigned

Type-species:
Monopetalotaxis wahlbergi Wallengren, 1858. Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15: 135.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Caffraria, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Monopetalotaxis wahlbergi was again described as a new species by Wallengren, 1860, Wien. ent. Monatschr. 4: 41.
M. wahlbergi is a junior subjective synonym of Aegeria doleriformis Walker, 1856, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 8: 56.

See also Checklist of the Sesiidae of the world (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) by Dr. Franz Pühringer.

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