Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-
(but cited as 'T. cascale, Swinh. '; see below). Hampson designated on page 377 as type-species Hapalia cascalis Swinhoe, 1890 ibidem 1890: 271, pl. 8, fig. 18 (but cited as T(hliptoceras) cascale, a mandatory emendation), a nominal species not originally included in Thliptoceras. At the same time, however, Hampson placed cascale as a senior synonym of variabilis (but cited as variabilis Swinhoe, an incorrect authorship), a nominal species originally included in Thliptoceras. Under the Code, Article 69(a)(iv) this designation constitutes the fixation of the originally included nominal species as the type-species. Swinhoe, 1890 ibidem 1890: 161 acknowledged Warren's authorship of the names Thliptoceras and T. variabilis.
It was suggested by Munroe, 1967, Can. Ent. 99: 722, that Thliptoceras should be treated as a monotypic genus because Thliptoceras Warren included only one Warren species, T. variabilis. It is reasonable to assume, however, with the co-operation between Warren and Swinhoe being as good a
THLIPTOCERAS was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats THLIPTOCERAS in the CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE.
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