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

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Genus:
Asparus Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 19.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Sarapus bicolor Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 761. [(of Sarapus Walker, 1855)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Established as the objective replacement name of SARAPUS Walker, 1855.

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Junior name(s):
Sarapus Walker, 1855: 760.


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