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

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Chalcopasta Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 4 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Basilodes territans Edwards, 1884. Papilio 4: 45.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9: 218.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 males & 1 female [U.S.A.]: Arizona, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1910, ibidem 9: x, 218.

Poole (1989) included CHALCOPASTA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included RODRIGUESIA Dyar, 1912 as junior synonyms of CHALCOPASTA Hampson, 1908.

Poole (1989) included 12 species in the genus CHALCOPASTA.

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