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

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Genus:
Thoracolopha Turner, 1939 . Proc. R. Soc. Qd 50 : 143.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Thoracolopha pissonephra Turner, 1939. Proc. R. Soc. Qd 50: 143.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 1 female [R. Margaret specimens] AUSTRALIA: W. Aust., R. Margaret & Perth; Narrogin; Albany, (ANIC, Canberra)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included THORACOLOPHA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus THORACOLOPHA.

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