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

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Genus:
Koptoplax Hampson, 1891 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8 : 33 [list], 126.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Koptoplax lindsayi Hampson, 1891. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8: 33 (list), 127, pl.154, fig.17.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male INDIA: Nilgiri dist., S. slopes, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included OROMENA Moore, 1882; and KOPTOPLAX Hampson, 1891 (as KOTOPLAX on page 745) as junior synonyms of ORTOPLA Walker, 1858.

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Junior name(s):
Kotoplax ; Poole, 1989: 745.


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