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

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Genus:
Ophisma Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 236.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Ophisma gravata Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 237.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 161.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female EAST INDIES: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 21 species in the genus OPHISMA.

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