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

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Genus:
Polypoetes Druce, 1885 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 1 : 159.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : DIOPTINAE

Type-species:
Polypoetes deldon Druce, 1885. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 160, pl.14, fig.24.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 414.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) GUATEMALA: Cerro Zunil, Las Mercedes, Pantaleon, (? Depository)..

Notes:
See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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Junior name(s):
Arina Walker, 1856: 1662.
Polypaetes ; Dognin, 1894: pl.9, fig.13, legend.
Polyptoetes ; Dognin, 1894: explan. pl.9.


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