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

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Genus:
Hormoschista Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 221.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Hormoschista pagenstecheri Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 221, fig.3.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 1 female [PUERTO RICO] PORTORICO I.: ? Locality, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

H. pagenstecheri is a junior subjective synonym of Hydrelia latipalpis Walker, 1858, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 15: 1763.

Poole (1989) included HORMOSCHISTA in the subfamily ACONTIINAE.

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

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