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

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Genus:
Calyptra Latreille, 1818 . Nouv. Dict. Hist. nat. 23 : 27.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Notes:
Record from the BMNH card index of Lepidoptera names.

The index card gives CALYPTRA Latreille, 1818: 27 as a junior synonym of SCOLIOPTERYX Germar, 1810: 14.

No type-species is given on the card!

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Senior name:
Scoliopteryx Germar, 1810: 14.


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