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

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Genus:
Scaptesyle Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 378.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Scaptesyle tricolor Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 378.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BANGLADESH]: [Sylhet] Silhet, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to SCAPTESYLE and included species.

Junior name(s):
Scaptezyle ; Hampson, 1901: 501.
Scaptosyle ; Rothschild, 1912: 240.


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