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

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Genus:
Agalope Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 437.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : ZYGAENIDAE : CHALCOSIINAE

Type-species:
Agalope basalis Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 438.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) INDIA: North, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A. basalis is a junior subjective synonym of Chalcosia hyalina Kollar, 1844, in Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek 4 (2): 462.

AGALOPE was included within the subfamily ZYGAENIDAE: CHALCOSIINAE by Epstein et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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