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

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Genus:
Thaumatopsis Morrison, 1874 . Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 17 : 161.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : CRAMBINAE

Type-species:
Thaumatopsis longipalpus Morrison, 1874. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 17: 161.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Thaumatopsis was established in the Noctuidae; it was placed in the Crambidae, now Pyralidae Crambinae by Hulst, 1891, in Smith, List Lepid. boreal. Am. : 87.

THAUMATOPSIS was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: CRAMBINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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