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

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Genus:
Scioptila Warren, 1911 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3 : 220.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Ophiusa eriopoda Herrich-Schäffer, 1851. Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 2: 413, pl.116, fig.596.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [TURKEY]: [Anatolia], [Bursa] Brussa, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

O. eriopoda is dated from the original wrappers. The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 220, was stated on page 213 as 1911 March 1st in the English edition and as 1911 December 10th in the German edition.

Poole (1989) included GRACILIPALPUS Calberla, 1888; MICROMANIA Christoph, 1893; and SCIOPTILA Warren, 1911 as junior synonyms of ANTHRACIA Hübner, 1823.

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