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

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Genus:
Pompilopsis Hampson, 1898 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Syntomidae) 1 : xii [index], 161.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Glaucopis tarsalis Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 196.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Para, (? Depository)..

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

The spelling Pompilopsis is here chosen from a multiple original spelling which included Pompilopsis (cited twice) and * Pompiliopsis (cited once).

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Junior name(s):
Pompiliopsis ; Hampson, 1898: 24 (key).


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