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

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Genus:
Perispasta Zeller, 1875 . Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 25 : 333.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Perispasta caeculalis Zeller, 1875. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 25: 333, pl.10, fig.46.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Zeller's diary for the year 1875, in the BMNH, recorded the issue on 25 September 1875 of separates of the paper cited above. Rye, 1877, in Rye Zool. Rec. 12 (Insecta): 271, recorded the date of publication of the part of the journal which included the paper as April 1876.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats PERISPASTA in the CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE.

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