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

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Genus:
Hedylepta Lederer, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 279 [key, as *Hedilepta], 409.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Asopia vulgalis GuenĂ©e, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 202, pl.6, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 276.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

* Hedilepta was the spelling used on page 279 in the key to the genera; Hedylepta was used in the generic heading on page 409, in the legend to plate 5 and in the index on page 489. Hedylepta has had universal usage and is adopted in this catalogue as the correct original spelling; * Hedilepta is an incorrect (of a multiple) original spelling.

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Junior name(s):
Hedilepta ; Lederer, 1863: 279 (key).


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