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

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Genus:
Chiretolpis Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 37.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Tricholepis erubescens Hampson, 1891. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8: 44, pl.139, figs 3, 12. [(of Tricholepis Hampson, 1891)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Nilgiri Hills, plateau, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Established as the objective replacement name of TRICHOLEPIS Hampson, 1891.

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Junior name(s):
Tricholepis Hampson, 1891: 3 (list), 44.


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