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

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Genus:
Himanopterus ; Brauer, 1868 . Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 18 : 397 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : HIMANTOPTERIDAE

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling of Himantopterus Wesmael, 1836.

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Senior name:
Himantopterus Wesmael, 1836: 162.


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