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

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Genus:
Prepiella Hampson, 1900 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2 : xv [index], 89, 356.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Odozana hippona Druce, 1855. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 125, pl.12, fig.15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) GUATEMALA: Cubilguitz and Pamima, (? Depository)..

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

A junior homonym of Prepiella Schaus, 1889. There is no objective replacement name but the type-species of Prepiella Hampson, 1900, is currently considered to be congeneric with the type-species of Prepiella Schaus, 1899. The latter is therefore available for use as a subjective replacement name.

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Senior name:
Prepiella Schaus, 1899: 215.


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