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

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Genus:
Zatrephes Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 171.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena nitida Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 147, 176, pl.274, fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 196.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

P. nitida is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1782.

ZATREPHES was included within the subfamily ARCTIIDAE: ARCTIINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Zathrepha ; Hübner, 1826: 29.


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