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

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Genus:
Spintherops Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 98.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Noctua spectrum Esper, 1787. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 4(1): pl.100, figs 3, 4. [; 1788, ibidem: 131]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Nye , 1975. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 1: 54.

Type specimens:
Type ITALY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Spintherops is a junior objective synonym of Apopestes Hübner, [1823]

See: APOPESTES Hübner, [1823] 1816.

Poole (1989) included SPINTHEROPS Boisduval, 1840 as a junior synonym of APOPESTES Hübner, 1823.

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Senior name:
Apopestes Hübner, 1823: 275.


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