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

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Genus:
Tympanistes Moore, 1867 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1867 : 48.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Tympanistes pallida Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 49, pl.6, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 420.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [INDIA]: [W. Bengal], Darjeeling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus TYMPANISTES.

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Junior name(s):
Tympanistis ; Prout, 1925: 400.


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