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

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Genus:
Taeniopyga Wallengren, 1858 . Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15 : 212.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : GLOTTULINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena eumela Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 111, pl.347, fig.G.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape of Good Hope, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Diaphone Hübner, [1820].

Poole (1989) included TAENIOPYGA Wallengren, 1858 as a junior synonym of DIAPHONE Hübner, 1820.

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