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

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Genus:
Diplonyx Hampson, 1900 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2 : xii [index], 92, 249.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

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

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of Diplonyx Saussure, 1887, Societas ent. 2: 3, - Insecta, Hymenoptera. The objective replacement name is Didymonyx Watson nom. n. [1980].

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Senior name:
Didymonyx Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980: 54.


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