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

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Genus:
Scotura Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 524.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : DIOPTINAE

Type-species:
Scotura pyraloides Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 525.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Para, (? Depository)..

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

S. pyraloides is a junior subjective synonym of Atolmis flavicapilla Hübner, [1819] 1806, Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl.[180].

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