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

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Genus:
Palpusia Amsel, 1956 . Boln ent. venez. 10 : 209.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Syllepte terminalis Dognin, 1910. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 54: 120.    [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 s * Sylepta, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

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

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