Polythlipta

Bland, Keith P., 2010, Name-bearing Types of Lepidoptera (Insecta), excluding Rhopalocera, in the National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh, Zootaxa 2394, pp. 1-22: 7

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.275866

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Polythlipta
status

 

Polythlipta  DIVARICATA Moore, 1886

The Lepidoptera  of Ceylon, Vol. 3, part xii, 1–578 [311], pl. 179: fig. 16.

Syntype, female, pinned:

Specimen data: “ Ceylon ” verso “ Polythlipta  | Divaricata | type Moore” [Handwritten]. “BM. duplate | 1912 - 53 | 1594 ” [Printed] verso “ Polythlipta  | divaricata, Moore” [Handwritten (by Grimshaw)]. “Syn | type ” [Round, red-bordered label].

Remarks: The species is illustrated in colour on Pl. 179: fig. 16 ( Moore 1886). It was received from BM(NH) as a syntype in 1912. The dates of publication of various parts of Moore’s paper are discussed by Griffin (1939).