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

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Genus:
Spartiniphaga McDunnough, 1937 . Can. Ent. 69 : 46.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Orthosia inops Grote, 1881. Bull. U.S. geol. geog. Surv. Terr. 6: 270.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female [U.S.A.]: [New Hampshire], Kittery Point, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1906, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 401

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SPARTINIPHAGA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus SPARTINIPHAGA.

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