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

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Genus:
Paralopha Bethune-Baker, 1908 . Novit. zool. 15 : 204.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Paralopha rubiginea Bethune-Baker, 1908. Novit. zool. 15: 204.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male NEW GUINEA: [Papua], Owgarra, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Hampson, 1912, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 11: 142, placed Paralopha in the Stictopterinae. It is here transferred to the Ophiderinae and placed next to Dinumma Walker, 1858.

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

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PARALOPHA.

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