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

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Genus:
Doratopteryx Rogenhöfer, 1884 . Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 33 : 23.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : HIMANTOPTERIDAE

Type-species:
Doratopteryx afra Rogenhöfer, 1884. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 33: 24.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [TANZANIA]: Zanzibar, road from Sadani to Koakiora, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Himantopteridae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to DORATOPTERYX and included species.


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