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

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Genus:
Lophoptera Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 54.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : STICTOPTERINAE

Type-species:
Lophoptera squammigera Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 55, pl.14, fig.13.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1912. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 11: 175.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [AUSTRALIA] NOUVELLE-HOLLANDE: ? Locality, (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CIASA Walker, 1863; EVIA Walker, 1863; and SADARSA Moore, 1882 as junior synonyms of LOPHOPTERA Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 74 species in the genus LOPHOPTERA.

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