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

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Pinacoplus Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 4 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Mycteroplus didymogramma Erschoff, 1874. In: Fedchenko, Reise in Turkestan 2(5) 3): 44, pl.3, fig.43.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.S.R.]: Turkestan, Kisil-kum desert, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1910, ibidem 9: x, 229.

Poole (1989) included PINACOPLUS 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 2 species in the genus PINACOPLUS.

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