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

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Genus:
Xantholopha Schaus, 1899 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 7 : 216.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

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 monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Parana, Castro, (? Depository)..

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

The name Xantholopha probably originated from Hampson but was used and made nomenclaturally available by Schaus prior to its proposal by Hampson, 1900, as the name for a new genus.

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Junior name(s):
Xantholopha Hampson, 1900: xv (index), 89, 356.


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