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

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Genus:
Litoscelis Turner, 1944 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 68 : 8.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Euprora tanyphylla Turner, 1929. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 53: 304.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females AUSTRALIA: N. Qd, near Cairns, Kuranda, (ANIC, Canberra)..

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

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

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