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

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Genus:
Clystea Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 41.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Scytale platyzona Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.102, fig.24. [(of Scytale Felder, 1874)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [COLOMBIA]: Bogota, (? Depository).. Cited by Felder, 1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: 9

Notes:
Established as the objective replacement name of SCYTALE Felder, 1874.

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Junior name(s):
Scytale Felder, 1874: pl.102, fig.24.


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