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

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Genus:
Niphopyralis Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 52 [list], 181.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : WURTHIINAE

Type-species:
Niphopyralis nivalis Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 181, pl.174, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 4: 38.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Niphopyralis was established in the Pyralidae Schoenobiinae; it was transferred to the Pyralidae Pyraustinae by Lewvanich 1981, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 42: 189.

NIPHOPYRALIS was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: WURTHIINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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