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

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Genus:
Haplopseustis Meyrick, 1902 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 35 : 34.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Haplopseustis erythrias Meyrick, 1902. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 35: 34.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males AUSTRALIA: North Australia, Port Darwin, Queensland & Brisbane, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also Acnissa Turner, 1902 December.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Haplopseustis was established in the Caradrinidae, now Noctuidae; this placing was confirmed by Turner, 1920, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 45: 475; it was placed in the Lymantriidae by Strand, 1925, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 362, but, as stated on page 36, this part of the work was ready in 1918; publication was delayed due to World War II, so Strand had not seen Turner's 1920 work. Haplopseustis was placed in the Noctuidae, Acontiinae by Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1: 230.

See also: Acnissa Turner, 1902 December.

Poole (1989) included ACNISSA Turner, 1902 as a junior synonym of HAPLOPSEUSTIS Meyrick, 1902.

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

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Junior name(s):
Hoplopseustis ; Swinhoe, 1923: 77.
Hoplopseustrias ; Swinhoe, 1923: 77.


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