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

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Genus:
Cisseps Franclemont, 1936 . Ent. News 47 : 275.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Glaucopis fulvicollis Hübner, 1818. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl.[164]. [(of Scepsis Walker, 1854)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [NORTH AMERICA]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

Cisseps was proposed as the objective replacement name for Scepsis Walker, 1854.

CISSEPS was included within the subfamily ARCTIIDAE: ARCTIINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Scepsis Walker, 1854: 285.


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