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

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Genus:
Libatrix Berthold, 1827 , in Sherborn, 1927. Index Anim. (1801-1850) : 3547.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Sherborn cited Libatrix as a generic name with the comment '?usu. gen.' Berthold, 1827, in Latreille, Nat. Familien Thierreichs: 483, cited 'Noct. Libatrix, Fabr.' as a specific and not a generic name.

See: SCOLIOPTERYX Germar, 1811.

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Senior name:
Scoliopteryx Germar, 1810: 14.


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