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

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Genus:
Thopelia Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 480-1.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Plotheia innotabilis Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 461. [(of Plotheia Walker, 1863)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included PLOTHEIA Walker, 1863 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of THOPELIA Nye, 1975.

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

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Junior name(s):
Plotheia Walker, 1863: 460.


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