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

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Genus:
Aulacoptera Hampson, 1896 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4 : 246 [key], 254.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Aulacophora fuscinervalis Swinhoe, 1895. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 16: 300.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Aulacophora Swinhoe, 1895. Aulacoptera was probably given to Swinhoe by Hampson prior to its publication and generic description by Hampson. Swinhoe, either accidentally or intentionally, changed the spelling of the name to Aulacophora.


Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats AULACOPTERA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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Senior name:
Aulacophora Swinhoe, 1895: 300.


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