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

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Genus:
Omphaloscelis Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : xiii [index], 469.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua lunosa Haworth, 1809. Lepid. Br. : 230.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 ex. GREAT BRITAIN: [England], [Norfolk County] Com. Norf., (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus OMPHALOSCELIS.

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