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

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Genus:
Opoboa Tessmann, 1921 . Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 10 : 215.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Opoboa sexguttata Tessmann, 1921. Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 10: 215.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) NIGERIA: S., Opobo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) and Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated: -

Opoboa was originally proposed in the Pterothysanidae, but has since been transferred to the Lymantriidae, where it was placed by Collenette, 1955, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 107: 191.

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