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

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Genus:
Ommatophora Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 190.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena luminosa Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 147, pl.274, fig.D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 551.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAVA: Samarang, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Not preoccupied by * Ommatophora; Turner, 1848, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 16: 88, -Mammalia, an incorrect subsequent spelling of Ommatophoca Gray, 1844, - Mammalia.

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

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus OMMATOPHORA.

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