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

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Brachycyttarus Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 6 [list], 64, pl.159 fig.23, pl.176 fig.12.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Homonym & Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Acanthopsyche subteralbata Hampson, 1893. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 1: 295, fig 203 (3).    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Brachycyttarus was established to denote a subgenus of Acanthopsyche Heylaerts, 1881.

Brachycyttarus was again proposed (but as a new genus) and A. subteralbata was again proposed (but as Brachycyttarus subalbatus) by Hampson, 1893 [February 25], Illust. typical Specimens Lepid. Heterocera Colln Br. Mus. 9: 6, 65, pl.159 fig.23, pl.176 fig.12.

BRACHYCYTTARUS was included within the subfamily PSYCHIDAE: OIKETICINAE by Davis & Robinson, in Kristensen (1999).

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Senior name:
Brachycyttarus Hampson, 1893: 295.

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