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

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Genus:
Palpifer Hampson, 1893 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 1 : 316.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HEPIALOIDEA : HEPIALIDAE

Type-species:
Hepialus sexnotatus Moore, 1879. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 413.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: * Palpiphora Pagenstecher, 1909; * Palpiphorus Quail, 1900.

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Junior name(s):
Palpiphora ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 448.
Palpiphorus ; Quail, 1900: 432.


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