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

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Genus:
Thyrostipa Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 574.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Thyridospila sphaeriphora Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 79.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - female INDIA: Bengal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included THYROSTIPA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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