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

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Genus:
Callopis Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 91.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena grammica Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 822.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 2: 182.

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

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

A junior objective synonym of Spiris Hübner, [1819].

Invalid type-species designation by Tams, 1939, Entomologist 72: 136 who cited Phalaena striata Linnaeus a nominal species not originally included in Callopis and not linked in synonymy by Tams with the originally included nominal species.

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Senior name:
Spiris Hübner, 1819: 169.


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