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

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Genus:
Thopeutis Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 23.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Thopeutis respersalis Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 23, pl.[22] figs 125, 126.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Bleszynski , 1965. Microlepid. Palaearctica 1: 134.

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Incorrect type-species: (1) Tinea labiosella Hübner, [1810], a nominal species in the Oecophoridae not originally included in Thopeutis, and not linked with one of the originally included nominal species when designated by Meyrick, 1922, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 180: 108; and by Lhomme [1949] 1935-1949, Cat. Lépid. Fr. et Belg. 2 (5): 731.

(2) Phalaena praelata Scopoli, 1763, a nominal species in the Schoenobiinae not originally included in Thopeutis and not linked with one of the originally included nominal species when designated by Hampson, 1919 Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 4: 319. Meyrick, Hampson and Lhomme cited the generic name as * Topeutis Hübner, [1825], an incorrect subsequent spelling of
Thopeutis Hübner, 1818.

See also: * Tetrachila Hübner, 1808; * Topeutis Hübner, [1825].

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Unavailable designation of type-species: Tinea labiosella Hübner. [1810], a nominal species in the Oecophoridae not of the originally included nominal species when designated by Meyrick, 1922, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 180: 108. Meyrick cited the type-species for * Topeutis Hübner, [1825], an incorrect subsequent spelling of Thopeutis Hübner, 1818.

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Junior name(s):
Topeutis ; Hübner, 1825: 366.


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