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

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Genus:
Coptobasis Lederer, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 278 [key], 429.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Desmia opisalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 346.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 291.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats COPTOBASIS in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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