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

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Genus:
Talapoptera Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 263.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Talapa confluens Hampson, 1898. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 11: 705.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male INDIA: [Assam], Khasis, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

T. confluens is a junior subjective synonym of Iluza duplexa Moore, 1882, in Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Indian lepid. Insects Colln late Mr W. S. Atkinson: 174, pl.6, fig. 7.

Poole (1989) included TALAPOPTERA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus TALAPOPTERA.

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