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

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Genus:
Thoracolophotos Bethune-Baker, 1906 . Novit. zool. 13 : 261.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Thoracolophotos ekeikei Bethune-Baker, 1906. Novit. zool. 13: 261.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male NEW GUINEA: [Papua], Ekeikei, (BMNH, London)..

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

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

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