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

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Genus:
Saccharophagos Schaus, 1923 . Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 25 : 164.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Saccharophagos mochisa Schaus, 1923. Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 25: 165.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male MEXICO: Sinaloa, Los Mochis, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

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

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

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