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

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Genus:
Scaphidriotis Turner, 1899 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 23 : 14.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Scaphidriotis xylogramma Turner, 1899. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 23: 14.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: Brisbane, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Scaphidriotis and S. xylogramma were both attributed to Meyrick, an incorrect authorship, by Turner.

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