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

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Genus:
Ametropalpis Mabille, 1884 . Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 28(Bull.) : clxxxix.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Ametropalpis nasuta Mabille, 1884. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 28(Bull.): clxxxix.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See Viette & Fletcher, 1968, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 21: 410).

Ametropalpis Mabille, 1884 was treated in the Noctuidae, Hypeninae\ Herminiinae in Nye (1975: 37).

Ametropalpis was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy referred to the Catocalinae from the Hypeninae within the Noctuidae by Lodl, 1996, Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Oesterreichischer Entomologen 48 (1-2) : 37.

Poole (1989) included EUGORNA Holland, 1894 as a junior synonym of AMETROPALPIS Mabille, 1894.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus AMETROPALPIS

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