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

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Genus:
Telespasta Swinhoe, 1906 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 17 : 294.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Pygospila cuprealis Swinhoe, 1892. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 19, pl.1, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

P. cuprealis was established in the text, page 19, as a variety of Phalaena tyres Cramer, 1779, in the combination `Pygospila tyres var. cuprealis'; and in the legend to plate 1 as a species in the combination `Pygospila cuprealis, male, n.sp., p.19'.

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