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

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Genus:
Polygnamptia Schaus, 1914 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 46 : 541.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Polygnamptia chloristicta Schaus, 1914. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 46: 541.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [FRENCH GUIANA]: R. Maroni, St. Jean, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included POLYGNAMPTIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus POLYGNAMPTIA.

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