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

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Genus:
Craptignapa Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 139.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Egnasia delicata Bethune-Baker, 1906. Novit. zool. 13: 279. [(of Pangraptica Hampson, 1926)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male NEW GUINEA: [Papua], Ekeikei, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CRAPTIGNAPA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included PANGRAPTICA Hampson, 1926 as a junior synonym of CRAPTIGNAPA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus CRAPTIGNAPA.

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Junior name(s):
Pangraptica Hampson, 1926: 557.


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