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

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Genus:
Sophona Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (8) : 60.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : SESIIDAE : TINTHIINAE : TINTHIINI

Type-species:
Sophona halictipennis Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 60.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Villa Nova, (? Depository)..

Notes:
See also Checklist of the Sesiidae of the world (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) by Dr. Franz PĆ¼hringer.

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