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Genus Cenopis

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Tortricinae
Tribe Sparganothini
Genus Cenopis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cenopis Zeller, 1875
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet from Greek χενός ώψ meaning "strange-faced" or "face of a stranger." Zeller explains that it is hollow-faced (inanis facies), further stating it has a "face profoundly excavated (frons profunde excavata)."
Print References
Zeller, P.C., 1875. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 25: 239.