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

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Genus:
Sphecopsyche Dognin, 1898 . Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 42 : 344.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Sphecopsyche julumito Dognin, 1898. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 42: 344.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ECUADOR]: Loja, (? Depository)..

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

S. julumito is a junior subjective synonym of Chrysostola sanguiceps Druce, 1898 May, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 1: 405.

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