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

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Genus:
Hirsutopalpis Bethune-Baker, 1904 . Novit. zool. 11 : 375.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Hirsutopalpis fasciata Bethune-Baker, 1904. Novit. zool. 11: 375.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEW GUINEA: [Papua New Guinea], Ekeikei; Dinawa, (? Depository)..

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

Hirsutopalpis was established in the Notodontidae; it was placed in the Noctuidae, Ophiderinae by Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1: 242.

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

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

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