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

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Genus:
Hemictenophora Sugi, 1970 . Tinea 8 : 222.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Hemictenophora euplexiodes Sugi, 1970. Tinea 8: 223, figs 14, 27.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male RYUKYU IS: Ishigaki I., Air Port, (Colln S. Sugi, Tokyo)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HEMICTENOPHORA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins(1999) in Kristensen. Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

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

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