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

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Genus:
Criophasia Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : ix [index], 122.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Catophasia albolineata Blachier, 1905. Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. : 53.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as `C. albolineata Bang-Haas', an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male TUNISIA: Gafsa, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

In the original description Blachier attributed the name albolineata to Bang-Haas who authorized him to describe the species.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus CRIOPHASIA.

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