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

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Genus:
Tephrialia Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 180.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Baniana trigonospila Hampson, 1910. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 435, pl.37, fig.19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [ZAMBIA]: Rhodesia: N.E., upper Luangwa R., (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus TEPHRIALIA.

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