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

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Genus:
Sminthopses Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 528.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Sminthopses aeschra Hampson, 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 528.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) UGANDA: Entebbe, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Sminthopses was originally placed in the Noctuidae.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Sminthopses was established in the Noctuidae; it was placed in the Lymantriidae by Collenette, 1935, Stylops 4: 242.

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