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

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Genus:
Decticryptis Hampson, 1910 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10 : x [index], 194.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Niaccaba deleta Moore, 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 304, pl.179, fig.13.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus DECTICRYPTIS.

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Junior name(s):
Dicticryptis ; Neave, 1939: 77.


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