Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Scopifera Herrich-Schäffer, 1870
, in Cramer.
Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg
24 : 103, 108.
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE
Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874.
Reise öst. Fregatte Novara
2(Abt.2): pl.120, fig.35.
by subsequent monotypy
Syntypes - male & female VENEZUELA & BRAZIL: Nov Friburg & Marabitanas, (BMNH, London)..
Nye (1975) stated:-
Available, but without included species until Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874. S. longipalpis is a junior subjective synonym of Bleptina menippusalis Walker,  1858, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 16: 126.
Poole (1989) included SCOPIFERA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.
Poole (1989) included 11 species in the genus SCOPIFERA.
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