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

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Genus:
Focillistis Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 599.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Zethes salsoma Swinhoe, 1902. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 10: 499.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type BORNEO: Sabah, Kina Balu, (BMNH, London)..

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

Further information in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1: 209.

Poole (1989) included FOCILLISTIS in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus FOCILLISTIS.

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Junior name(s):
Focillstis ; Nye, 1975: 209.


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