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

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Forbesopsis Biezanko, 1960 . Agros 10 : 44.

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
THYRIDOIDEA : THYRIDIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Hepialopsis sphingipennis Warren, 1907. Novit. zool. 14: 188. [(of Hepialopsis Warren, 1907)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Forbesopsis was established as the objective replacement name for Hepialopsis Warren, 1907.

The date of publication of Biezanko's paper was established by Dr V. O. Becker Planaltina, Brazil (personal communication).

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Junior name(s):
Hepialopsis Warren, 1907: 187.

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