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

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Genus:
Alophosoma Turner, 1929 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 53 : 302.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Alophosoma syngenes Turner, 1929. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 53: 302.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: Qd, Cairns, Kuranda, (ANIC, Canberra)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus ALOPHOSOMA.

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