Tipasa Walker, 1864

FAMILY Lecithoceridae
SUBFAMILY Lecithocerinae
AUTHORWalker, 1864
STATUSUnavailable name
SYNONYMFrisilia
PUBLICATIONWalker F. 1864a. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXIX.- Tineites. - — 29:i-iv, 563-835.
PAGINATION 804-805 Bhl
COMMENTSType species: Tipasa basaliella Walker, 1864. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXIX.- Tineites: 805. By monotypy. A junior homonym of Tipasa Walker, 1863, ibidem 27: 129 [Noctuidae]. The subjective replacement name is Frisilia Walker, 1864 (see Sattler 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 261 who placed T. basaliella as a junior subjective synonym of Frisilia nesciatella Walker, 1864, the type-species of Frisilia Walker, 1864).