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

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Genus:
Zekelita Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 199.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Zekelita equalisella Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 199.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SOUTH AFRICA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CERAPTILA Guenée, 1854; and ZEKELITA Walker, 1863 as junior synonyms of RHYNCHINA Guenée, 1854.

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