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

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Genus:
Nacopa Barnes & Benjamin, 1924 . Contr. nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 5 : 151.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Acopa bistrigata Barnes & McDunnough, 1918. Contr. nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 4: 107, pl.17, fig.18.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [U.S.A.]: Ariz., Cochise Co., Paradise; Ariz., Huachuca Mts, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included NACOPA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

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

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