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

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Genus:
Christophia Varga & Ronkay, 1989 . Nota lepid. 12(1) : 69.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Bryophila conspersa Christoph, 1893. Dt. ent. Z. 6: 89.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype USSR: Turkmen SSR, Askhabad, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Christophia Varga & Ronkay, 1989 was designated as a subgenus of Victrix Staudinger, 1879 and is a junior homonym of Christophia Ragonot, 1887 (Kocak, 1990, Centre for Entomological Studies Miscellaneous Papers, (8) : 5).

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