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

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Genus:
Hepatica Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 634.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Hepatica anceps Staudinger, 1892. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 6: 634, pl.12, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.S.R.]: Amur district, Sutschan area, (MNHU, Berlin)..

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

Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus HEPATICA.

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