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

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Genus:
Cephalospargeta Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 119.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Cephalospargeta elongata Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 120.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 1 female PUERTO RICO: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CEPHALOSPARGETA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus CEPHALOSPARGETA.

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Junior name(s):
Cephalospargesta ; Strand, 1912: 73.


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