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

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Genus:
Cymbalophora Rambur, 1866 . Cat. syst. Lép. Andalousie (2) : 231.

Status:
Available Name

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(s) [FRANCE]: [Savoie mountains] savoyischen Gebürgen, (? Depository)..

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

P. pudica is dated from the wrapper of Heft 20 and not from the title-page of the volume, 1782.

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Junior name(s):
Tympanophora Laboulbène, 1865: 704.


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