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

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Genus:
Mimophisma Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 104.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Ophisma delunaris GuenĂ©e, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 238.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [S. AMERICA]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

Poole (1989) included 3 species in MIMOPHASIA Hampson, 1926.

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