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

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Genus:
Scopelopus Stephens, 1829 . Nom. Br. Ins. : 43.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Nomen Nudum

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Scopelopus inops Stephens, 1829. Nom. Br. Ins. : 43. [(nomen nudum)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Both the generic and the specific names were nomina nuda.

See: SCOPELOPUS Stephens, 1829 [August].

Poole (1989) included SCOPELOPUS Stephens, 1829; and SANACEA Walker, 1866 as junior synonyms of HEMEROPLANIS Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Scopelopus Stephens, 1829: 110.


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