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

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Genus:
Pachylepis Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.83; Erklärung: 7.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Pachylepis limacodina Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.83, fig.12.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type BORNEO: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Pachylepis Pander, 1856, Monogr. fossilen Fische . . .: 67, - Pisces. The objective replacement name is Yepcalphis nom. n. [Nye, 1975].

See: YEPCALPHIS Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included PACHYLEPIS Felder, 1874 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of YEPCALPHIS Nye, 1975.

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Senior name:
Yepcalphis Nye, 1975: 508.


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