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

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Genus:
Hemichloridia Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 143.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Westermannia euprepia Hampson, 1902. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 14: 209.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male INDIA & CEYLON: Cuddapah, Horsleykhonda, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus HEMICHLORIDIA Hampson, 1926 (as HEMICHLORIDEA Hampson, 1926).

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Junior name(s):
Hemichloridea ; Poole, 1989: 497.


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