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

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Genus:
Hormisa Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (16) : 74.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Hormisa absorptalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 74.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male U.S.[A.]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Litognatha Grote, 1873.

Poole (1989) included HORMISA Walker, 1859; LITOGNATHA Grote, 1873; SISYRHYPENA Grote, 1873; PALLACHIRA Grote, 1877; and XYLORMISA Forbes, 1922 as junior synonyms of MACROCHILO Hübner, 1825.

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