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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Scelescepon Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 230.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Scelescepon mutatalis Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 230.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female PUERTO RICO: ? Locality, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SCELESCEPON Möschler, 1890 as a junior synonym of TETANOLITA Grote, 1873.

Learn more about Noctuidae in Wikipedia

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


Submit correction/addition