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

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Lophontosia Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 361.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Odontosia cuculus Staudinger, 1887. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 3: 226, pl.13 [recte 17], fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R.]: [Sedimi] [S.E. of Vladivostok] - 43 [degrees] 05'N 131 [degrees] 24'E], (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Lophontosia was established as a subgenus of Lophopteryx Stephens, 1828.

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