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

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Genus:
Papaipema Smith, 1899 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 26 : 7.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Gortyna cerina Grote, 1874. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 26: 200.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9: 60.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female [U.S.A.]: Kansas, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1910, ibidem 9: 64 (as type)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PAPAIPEMA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included EMBOLOECIA Hampson, 1908 as a junior synonym of PAPAIPEMA Smith, 1899.

Poole (1989) included 46 species in the genus PAPAIPEMA.

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