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

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Genus:
Smilepholcia Prout, 1924 , in Prout & Talbot. Bull. Hill Mus. Witley 1 : 406.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PANTHEINAE

Type-species:
Trisuloides luteifascia Hampson, 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 437.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female [INDIA]: [ASSAM], Khasis, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1913, Cat. Lepid. Phalenae Br. Mus. 13: 342

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

In the original description of the type-species Hampson attributed the specific name to Swinhoe M.S.

Poole (1989) included SMILEPHOLCIA in the subfamily PANTHEINAE, treated as a family by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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