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

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Genus:
Omphalestra Fletcher, 1961 . Ruwenzori Exped. 1952 1(7) : 191.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Scotogramma submedianata Hampson, 1905. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5: 27, pl.79, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [KENYA] BR. E. AFRICA: Machakos, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 9 species in the genus OMPHALESTRA.

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