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

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Genus:
Teratauxta Hering, 1901 . Stett. ent. Ztg 62 : 345.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : NYMPHULINAE

Type-species:
Teratauxta paradoxa Hering, 1901. Stett. ent. Ztg 62: 345. [; 1903, ibidem 64: pl.1, fig.28]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Teratauxta was a Hampson manuscript name made nomenclaturally available by Hering.

See also: Ridleyana Hampson, 1906.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats TERATAUXTA in the CRAMBIDAE: NYMPHULINAE.

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Junior name(s):
Ridleyana Hampson, 1906: 469.


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