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

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Genus:
Neophaeus Dyar, 1918 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 54 : 350.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Neophaeus chalcospilans Dyar, 1918. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 54: 350.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female MEXICO: ? Locality, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ANTAPLAGA Grote, 1877; POLENTA Morrison, 1880; STIBADIUM Grote, 1882; and NEOPHAEUS Dyar, 1918 as junior synonyms of PLAGIOMIMICUS Grote, 1873.

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