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

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Genus:
Kakopoda Smith, 1900 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 8 : 175.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Kakopoda cincta Smith, 1900. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 8: 176.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: Florida, Biscayne Bay, (? Depository)..

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

Poole (1989) included MERIDYRIAS Hampson, 1926 and PARYIAS Hampson, 1926 as junior synonyms of KAKOPODA Smith, 1900.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus KAKOPODA.

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