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

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Genus:
Aureopteryx Amsel, 1956 . Boln ent. venez. 10 : 108.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : GLAPHYRIINAE

Type-species:
Cataclysta calistoalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 442.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Aureopteryx was established in the Pyralidae Pyraustinae; it was transferred to the Pyralidae Glaphyriinae by Munroe, 1964 Can. Ent. 96: 1261.


Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats AUREOPTERYX in the CRAMBIDAE: GLAPHYRIINAE.

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