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

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Genus:
Scytalopteryx Ritsema, 1890 . Tijdschr. Ent. 33 : 261.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : DREPANINAE

Type-species:
Phyllopteryx elongata Snellen, 1889. Tijdschr. Ent. 32: 13, pl.1, fig.5. [(of Phyllopteryx Snellen, 1889)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAVA: Samarang; Batavia; Buitenzorg, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Scytalopteryx was proposed as the objective replacement name for Phyllopteryx Snellen, 1889.

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Junior name(s):
Phyllopteryx Snellen, 1889: 13.


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