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

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Hemeroplanis Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 23.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Hemeroplanis pyralis Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 23, figs 127, 128.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [U.S.A.]: Georgia [formerly] in Florida, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

H. pyralis is a junior subjective synonym of Phytometra scopulepes Haworth, 1809, Lepid. Br. : 260.
See also: Scopelopus Stephens, 1829; and Coptocnemia Zeller, 1872.

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

Poole (1989) included SCOPELOPUS Stephens, 1829; and SANACEA Walker, 1866 as junior synonyms of HEMEROPLANIS Hübner, 1818.

Poole (1989) included 29 species in the genus HEMEROPLANIS.

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Junior name(s):
Pleonectyptera Grote, 1872: 23.

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