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

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Genus:
Hulypegis Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 245.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Euglyphis procopialis Hübner, 1825. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 341. [(the objective replacement name for Phalaena procopia Stoll, 1790; see Notes) (of EUGLYPHIS Hübner, 1825)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) (of Phalaena procopia Stoll 1790) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

E. procopialis was proposed by Hübner as the objective replacement name for Phalaena (Noctva) procopia Stoll, 1790, in Cramer, Uitlandsche Kapellen Aanhangsel: 57, pl. 12, fig. 9, a junior primary homonym of Phalaena (Pyralis) procopia Stoll, 1781, in Cramer, ibidem 4: 152, -Lepid., Pyralidae.

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

Poole (1989) included EUGLYPHIS Hübner, 1825 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of HULYPEGIS Nye, 1975.

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

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Junior name(s):
Euglyphis Hübner, 1825: 341.


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