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

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Genus:
Lophotagonia Bethune-Baker, 1911 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 8 : 527.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Lophotagonia bostrycodes Bethune-Baker, 1911. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 8: 528.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [ANGOLA] PORTUGUESE W. AFRICA: Gunnal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included OROSA Walker, 1866; and LOPHOTAGONIA Bethune-Baker, 1911 (as LOPHOTANGONIA Bethune-Baker, 1911) as junior synonyms of GIAURA Walker, 1863.

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Junior name(s):
Lophotangonia ; Poole, 1989: 458.
Lophotogonia ; Hampson, 1912: 670.


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