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

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Genus:
Herpeperas Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 512.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Amphigonia rudis Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1032.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female SIERRA LEONE: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 12 species in the genus HERPEPERAS Hampson, 1926.

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