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

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Genus:
Tephriopis Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 171.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Athyrma divulsa Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 966.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 (males & females) [BANGLADESH]: [E. Bengal], Silhet, (BMNH, London)..

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

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

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