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

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Calpoparia Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 30.

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Lithosia imparepunctata Oberthür, 1890. Étud. ent. 13: 15, pl.4, figs 19, 20. [(of Paraplocia Aurivillius, 1909)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) COMORO ISLANDS: [Indian Ocean], Anjouan [I.], (? Depository)..

Calpoparia Watson, 1980 was treated in the Arctiidae, Aganainae by Watson, Fletcher and Nye, 1979 Generic Names Moths World, 2 : 31.

Calpoparia has subsequently been referred to the Noctuidae from the Arctiidae by Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical tiger-moths : an illustrated catalogue with generic diagnoses and species distribution, of the Afrotropical Arctiinae (Lepidoptera : Arctiidae), p. 22.

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Junior name(s):
Paraplocia Aurivillius, 1909: 336.

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