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

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Genus:
Lophiophora Bryk, 1915 . Arch. Naturgesch. 81(A) 4) : 7.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Lophiophora fulminans Bryk, 1915. Arch. Naturgesch. 81(A) 4): 8, pl.1, fig.3.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [CAMEROON]: Manenguba district, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Pyroblemma Hampson, 1926.

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

Poole (1989) included PYROBLEMMA Hampson, 1926 as a junior synonym of LOPHIOPHORA Bryk, 1915.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus LOPHIOPHORA.

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