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

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Genus:
Hopetounia Swinhoe, 1902 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 9 : 173.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Hopetounia carda Swinhoe, 1902. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 9: 173.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 8 males AUSTRALIA: W. Aust., R. Sherlock, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus HOPETOUNIA.

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