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

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Genus:
Sophaga Moore, 1881 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 362.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Sophaga sinuata Moore, 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 363.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [INDIA]: Bombay, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SOPHAGA Moore, 1881; and DORIKA Moore, 1881 as junior synonyms of TIMORA Walker, 1856.

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