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

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Genus:
Rhoptrotrichia Butler, 1891 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 8 : 71, 76.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Callopistria recurvata Moore, 1882. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 144.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes INDIA & CEYLON: [W. Bengal], Calcutta & Darjiling, (BMNH, London).. Syntypes ex Calcutta only in BMNH.

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LAGOPUS R.L., 1817; ERIOPUS Treitschke, 1825; AGRAGA Walker, 1858; AGABRA Walker, 1862; OBANA Walker, 1862; EULEPA Walker,1863; COTANDA Moore, 1881; METHORASA Moore, 1881; HERRICHIA Grote, 1882; EUHERRICHIA Grote, 1882; DISSOLOPHUS Butler, 1891; GNAMPTOCERA Butler, 1891; HAPLOOLOPHUS Butler, 1891; HEMIPACHYCERA Butler, 1891; HYPERDASYS Butler, 1891; RHOPTROTRICHIA Butler, 1891; PLATYDASYS Butler, 1892; and MIROPALPA Berio, 1955 as junior synonyms of CALLOPISTRIA Hübner, 1821.

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Junior name(s):
Obana Walker, 1862: 190.


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