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

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Genus:
Holocryptis Lucas, 1892 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 7 : 256.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Holocryptis phasianura Lucas, 1892. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 7: 257.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female AUSTRALIA: [Qd], Brisbane to Mackay, (SAM, Adelaide)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included TROCTOPTERA Hampson, 1893 as a junior synonym of HOLOCRYPTIS Lucas, 1892.

Poole (1989) included 13 species in the genus HOLOCRYPTIS.

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