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

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Genus:
Heptapotamia AlphĂ©raky, 1882 . Horae Soc. ent. ross. 17 : 75.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Heptapotamia eustratii AlphĂ©raky, 1882. Horae Soc. ent. ross. 17: 75, pl.3, fig.57.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [CHINA]: Kouldja [44xN. 81xE.], Arganaty, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HEPTAPOTAMIA 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).

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