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

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Genus:
Omopterus ; Guérin-Méneville, 1844 . Iconog. Régne Anim. Cuvier 3(Insectes) : 522.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling of Omoptera. The plates (vol. 2) were published before the text (vol. 3), see Biblphie Fr., 1844, 33:464.

See: OMOPTERA Guérin-Ménéville, [1832].

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Senior name:
Omoptera Guérin-Méneville, 1832: pl.89.


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