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

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Genus:
Gaurenopsis Houlbert, 1921 , in Oberthür. Étud. Lépid. comp. 18(2) : 232.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Gaurenopsis velutina Houlbert, 1921. In: Oberthür, Étud. Lépid. comp. 18(2): 232, pl.489, fig.4028.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 6 males [CHINA]: [Szechwan Prov.], Ta-tsien-lou; Thibet, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

G. velutina is a junior subjective synonym of Polia conspicua Leech, 1900, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1900: 94.

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

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