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

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Genus:
Polythlipta Lederer, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 273 [key], 389.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Polythlipta macralis Lederer, 1863. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7: 389, pl.12, fig.14.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1886. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 310.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats POLYTHLIPTA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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