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

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Genus:
Calyptra Ochsenheimer, 1816 . Schmett. Eur. 4 : 78.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena thalictri Borkhausen, 1790. Naturg. eur. Schmett. 3: 425.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1826. In: Godart & Duponchel, Hist. nat. L├ępid. Papillons Fr. 6: [(3)].

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CALPE Treitschke, 1825; CULASTA Moore, 1881; HYPOCALPE Butler, 1883; and PERCALPE Berio, 1956 as junior synonyms of CALYPTRA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Junior name(s):
Calpa ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 424.
Calpe Treitschke, 1825: 168.


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