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

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Genus:
Goniophila Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 342.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Cosmophila excavata Swinhoe, 1905. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 15: 158.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: [Sarawak], Sadong, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus GONIOPHILA.

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