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

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Genus:
Ochropleura Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 223.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena plecta Linnaeus, 1761. Fauna Suecica : 321.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1895. Entomologists Rec. J. Var. 6: 30.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SWEDEN: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included OCHROPLEURA in the subfamily NOCTUINAE.

Poole (1989) included HAPALIA Hübner, 1821; OGYGIA Hübner, 1821; ACTEBIA Stephens, 1929; ACTOBIA Agassiz, 1847; DICHAGYRIS Lederer, 1857; PHLEBOEIS Christoph, 1887; PHLEBOIS Spuler, 1905; STENOSOMA Turati, 1924; STENOSOMIDES Strand, 1942; YIGOGA Nye, 1975; and ORBIFRONS Staudinger, 1877 as junior synonyms of OCHROPLEURA Stephens, 1829.
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Poole (1989) included 134 species in the genus OCHROPLEURA.

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