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

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Genus:
Argyrolepidia Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : xviii [index], 550.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena pamphilia Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen : 153, pl.368, fig.G.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [MOLUCCAS]: Amboina I., (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. pamphilia is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1782.

Poole (1989) included 17 species in the genus ARGYROLEPIDIA

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