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

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Genus:
Tympanophora Laboulbène, 1865 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (4) 4 : 704.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena pudica Esper, 1785. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 3: 177, pl.33, fig.1.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

A junior homonym of Tympanophora White, 1841, in Grey, J. Exped. Austral. 2: 468, - Insecta, Orthoptera. The objective replacement name is Cymbalophora Rambur, 1866.

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Senior name:
Cymbalophora Rambur, 1866: 231.


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