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

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Genus:
Hespagarista Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1) : 13.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Hespagarista interlecta Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 14.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males SOUTH AFRICA: Port Natal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

H. interlecta is a junior subjective synonym of Agarista echione Boisduval, 1847, in Delegorgue, Voyage dans l'Afrique australe 2: 595.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus HESPAGARISTA Walker, 1854.

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