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

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Genus:
Tegteza Walker, 1869 . Charact. undescr. Lepid. Heterocera : 104.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Tegteza palpalis Walker, 1869. Charact. undescr. Lepid. Heterocera : 104.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [COLOMBIA]: Bogota, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included TEGTEZA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus TEGTEZA.

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