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

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Genus:
Sarcopteron Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 28 [list], 115.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Sarcopteron punctimargo Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 115, pl.166, fig.22.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Nye , 1975. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 1: 439.

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female CEYLON: Pundaloya, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus SARCOPTERON.

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