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

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Genus:
Cyclopteryx Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 46.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Cyclopteryx observalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 47.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Schaus , 1916. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 50: 366.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [FRENCH GUIANA]: Cayenne, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus CYCLOPTERYX.

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