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

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Genus:
Orthoraphis Hampson, 1896 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4 : 245 [key], 251.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Sufetula obfuscata Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 44 (list), 161, pl.172, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

In the original combination of the type-species the generic name was published as * Safetula, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

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

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