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

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Genus:
Oromena Moore, 1882 , in Hewitson & Moore. Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 160.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Briada relinquenda Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1802.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited by Moore as *B. reliquenda, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [INDIA]: North Hindostan, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included OROMENA Moore, 1882; and KOPTOPLAX Hampson, 1891 (as KOTOPLAX on page 745) as junior synonyms of ORTOPLA Walker, 1858.

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