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

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Genus:
Teinoptera Calberla, 1891 . Dt. ent. Z. 4 : 46.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Teinoptera culminifera Calberla, 1891. Dt. ent. Z. 4: 46.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 1 female [EGYPT/ISRAEL]: Palestine, El-Arisch desert, (? Depository)..

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

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

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