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

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Genus:
Oroscopa Druce, 1891 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 1 : 486.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Oroscopa concha Druce, 1891. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 486, pl.40, fig.22.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female PANAMA: Chiriqui, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included OROSCOPA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 12 species in the genus OROSCOPA Druce, 1891.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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