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

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Genus:
Lioprosopa Turner, 1947 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 71 : 30.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Heosphora chlorogramma Meyrick, 1890. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 4: 1116.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Lioprosopa was established in the Phycitidae Anerastrianae, part now Pyralidae Peoriinae, part Pyralidae Phycitinae. On the advice of Dr J. Shaffer Virginia, Lioprosopa is here included in the Peoriinae.

See also: * Lioprospa [Hall], 1951.

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Junior name(s):
Lioprospa ; Hall, 1951: 280.


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