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

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Genus:
Saroptila Turner, 1909 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 34 : 353.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Saroptila milichias Turner, 1909. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 34: 354.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: N. Qd, Kuranda, (ANIC, Canberra)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus SAROPTILA.

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