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

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Genus:
Heteropygas Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 285.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Heteropygas oppilata Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 285, pl.22, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [U.S.A.] & [URUGUAY]: Savannah & Montevideo, (? Depository)..

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

Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus HETEROPYGAS.

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