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

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Genus:
Hesperimorpha Saalmüller, 1880 . Ber. senckenb. naturf. Ges. 1879-1880 : 283.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperimorpha paradoxa Saalmüller, 1880. Ber. senckenb. naturf. Ges. 1879-1880: 283.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (FNS, Frankfurt)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

H. paradoxa is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua punctum Fabricius, 1794, Ent. Syst. 3(2): 34.

See also: Amyna Guenée. 1852.

Poole (1989) included BERRESA Walker, 1859; ILATTIA Walker, 1859; LOCHIA Walker, 1865; STRIDOVA Walker, 1869; PTERAETHOLIX Grote, 1873; CHYTORYZA Grote, 1876; HESPERIMORPHA Saalmüller, 1880; AMYNODES Warren, 1913; and FORMOSAMYNA Strand, 1920 as junior synonyms of AMYNA Guenée, 1852.

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