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

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Genus:
Aporocosmus Butler, 1886 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1886 : 398.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Aporocosmus bracteatus Butler, 1886. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 399.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Aporocosmus was established in the Acontiidae, now Noctuidae Acontiinae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Pyraustinae by Hampson, 1899, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1899: 278.


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