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

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Hulodes Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 207.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena caranea Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 140, 174, pl.269, figs E, F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 131.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAVA: [Djakarta], Batavia, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

The type-species was proposed by Cramer as P. carenea but was indexed on page 174 as caranea. Guenée, 1852, ibidem 7: 208 cited both these multiple original spellings and adopted caranea which has subsequently been used.

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

Poole (1989) included HYLODES Hampson, 1894 as a junior synonym of HULODES Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus HULODES.

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Junior name(s):
Hylodes ; Hampson, 1894: xix, 462.

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