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

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Genus:
Illipula Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1) : 237.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Sesia melanochloros Sepp, 1848. Surinaam. Vlinders : 145, pl.69.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

S. melanochloros is a junior subjective synonym of Zygaena eriphia Fabricius, [1777], Genera Insect.: 276.

Illipula was estrablished as a subgenus of Euchromia Hübner, [1819].

See also Antichloris Hübner, 1818; and Cpaena Herrich-Schäffer, [1855].

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