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

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Genus:
Ceraptila Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 24.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Ceraptila reniferalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 24.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cap de Bonne-Espérance, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette, 1951, Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 20: 162

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

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