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

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Genus:
Hippia Möschler, 1878 . Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 27 : 693.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Phalaena mumetes Cramer, 1775. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 128, pl.82, fig.A.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

P. mumetes is dated from the wrapper of part 7, not from the title-page of volume 1 which is dated 1779.

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Junior name(s):
Harma Walker, 1858: 1078 (key), 1105.


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