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

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Genus:
Marsipiophora John, 1909 , in Fedchenko. Ent. Obozr. 9 : 117.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Calophasia christophi Erschoff, 1874. In: Fedchenko, Reise in Turkestan 2(5) 3): 46, pl.3, fig.44.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [U.S.S.R.]: Turkesta n, Kisil-Kum desert, (? Depository)..

Notes:
MARSIPIOPHORA John, 1909 was treated in the Noctuidae, Ophiderinae in Nye 1975, 1 : 294.

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

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

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