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

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Genus:
Norape Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1-3) : 774.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : MEGALOPYGIDAE

Type-species:
Norape puella Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 775.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Rio de Janeiro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Norape was established in the Arctiidae; it was placed in the Megalopygidae by Schaus, 1900, Jl N.Y. ent. Soc. 8: 230.

NORAPE was included within the family MEGALOPYGIDAE by Epstein et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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