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

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Genus:
Hesperochroa Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 95.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Eudrapa multiscripta Holland, 1894. Psyche, Camb. 7: 50, pl.2, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male WEST AFRICA: Benita, (CMNH, Pittsburgh)..

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

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus HESPEROCHROA Hampson. 1926.

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