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

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Genus:
Lophoditta Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 230.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Lophoditta perspicillaris Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 231.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Schaus , 1916. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 50: 281.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [PUERTO RICO] PORTORICO I.: ? Locality, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

L. perspicillaris is a junior subjective synonym of Physula tuberculata Herrich-Schäffer, 1870, Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 24:106.

Poole (1989) included LOPHODITTA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

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

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