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

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Genus:
Haplocestra Aurivillius, 1910 . Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 44 : 498.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Haplocestra similis Aurivillius, 1910. Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 44: 99.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males CAPE VERDE IS: Razo, I., (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Haplocestra is dated from the bottom of page 497 as 1910 April 10th; Neave, 1939, Nomencl. zool. 2: 566, cited 1909.

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

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