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

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Genus:
Heterodelta Berio, 1964 . Doriana 3(144) : 5.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Heterocampa nea Druce, 1898. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 2: 458, pl.90, fig.22.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male PANAMA: Chiriqui, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HETERODELTA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins(1999) in Kristensen. Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus HETERODELTA.

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