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

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Genus:
Achaeops Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 103.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Ophisma esperanza Schaus, 1911. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 7: 63.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes COSTA RICA: Esperanza; Sixola, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

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

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ACHAEOPS.

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