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

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Genus:
Inopsis Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.106, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Inopsis catoxantha Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.106, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MEXICO: ? Locality, (? Depository).. Cited by Felder, 1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: 5 (as *Jnopsis, an incorrect subsequent spelling)

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

Felder, 1874, in his script legends to his plates, did not distinguish between the capital letters I and J; the spelling Inopsis has been adopted by authors.

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Junior name(s):
Jnopsis ; Felder, 1875: Erklärung to pls 75-107: 5.


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