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

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Genus:
Didymonyx Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 54.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Diplonyx infumata Hampson, 1900. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 249, fig.163. [(of Diplonyx Hampson, 1900)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: [Cape Province] Cape Colony, Annshaw, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Established as the objective replacement name of DIPLONYX Hampson, 1900.

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Junior name(s):
Diplonyx Hampson, 1900: xii (index), 92, 249.


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