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

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Genus:
Tarachephia Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 87.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Acontia hueberi Erschoff, 1874. In: Fedchenko, Reise in Turkestan 2(5) 3): 49, pl.3, fig.47.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.S.R.]: Turkestan, Kisil-kum desert, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

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

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

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