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

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Genus:
Omphaloceps Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : xviiii [index], 628.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Eusemia triangularis Mabille, 1893. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 37: 57.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male CAMEROON: Lower, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette & Fletcher, 1968, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 21: 417

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus OMPHALOCEPS.

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