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

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Genus:
Ophthalmis Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 166.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena lincea Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 61, pl.228, fig.B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 31.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus OPHTHALMIS.

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