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

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Genus:
Ascaptesyle Dyar, 1905 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 29 : 175.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Ascaptesyle submarginata Schaus, 1905. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 29: 201.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(in anticipation of Schaus's description of submarginata)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) TRINIDAD: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Ascaptesyle was available but was without an available included species between its date of publication 1905 October 3rd and that of its type-species 1905 October 11th by Schaus.


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