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

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Genus:
Herminodes Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 431.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Herminodes nigripalpis Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 431, pl.18, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 249.

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [FRENCH GUIANA]: Cayenne, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included CHADACA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of HERMINODES Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 36 species in the genus HERMINODES Guenée, 1852.

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