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

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Genus:
Lophotoma Turner, 1902 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 27 : 128.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Lophotoma diagrapha Turner, 1902. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 27: 129.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Berio , 1966. Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 76: 61.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: Qd, Brisbane, (ANIC, Canberra)..

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

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus LOPHOTOMA.

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