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

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Genus:
Helionycta Köhler, 1979 . Acta zool. lilloana 33 : 36.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Helionycta grisea Köhler, 1979. Acta zool. lilloana 33: 36, fig.64.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype BOLIVIA: Rio Chapare, Alto Palmar, (Colln P. Köhler, Buenos Aires)..

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

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

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