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

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Genus:
Hamodes Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 202.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Ophiusa propitia Boisduval, 1832. In: d'Urville, Voy. Astrolabe (Fauna ent.), : 244.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 547. [(as `propitia Guen.', an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [NEW GUINEA]: [Bismarck Archipelago], Nouvelle-Irlande, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Boisduval attributed O. propitia to Guérin-Méneville who did not, however, publish his description of propitia until 1838.

Poole (1989) included HAMODES in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included KALMINA Swinhoe, 1891 as a junior synonym of HAMODES Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus HAMODES.

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