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

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Genus:
Ptyopterota Hampson, 1894 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2 : vii, 75.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Ptyopterota obscura Hampson, 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 75, fig.43.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [BURMA]: Tenasserim, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PTYOPTEROTA.

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