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

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Genus:
Xantholopha Hampson, 1900 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2 : xv [index], 89, 356.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Xantholopha purpurascens Schaus, 1899. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 7: 216.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of Xantholopha Schaus, 1899. The objective replacement name is Xantholopha Schaus, 1899.

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Senior name:
Xantholopha Schaus, 1899: 216.


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