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

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Genus:
Tholocoleus Robinson, 1975 . Macrolepid. Fiji and Rotuma : 238.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Lophocoleus astrifer Butler, 1886. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 417.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male FIJI: Viti Islands, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Tholocoleus in the Noctuidae, Hypeninae, is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

Poole (1989) included THOLOCOLEUS in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

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

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