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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Hyalomis Hampson, 1905 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 15 : 429.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Desmidocnemis thyria Druce, 1898. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 1: 207.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Collins , 1962. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (13), 5: 125.

Type specimens:
Type(s) ECUADOR: Balsapamba, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Hampson, 1905, was not proposing Hyalomis as a replacement name for Desmidocnemis Möschler, 1872, Stettin. ent. Ztg 33: 346, - Lepid., Ctenuchidae, but was establishing a new genus for species placed incorrectly in Desmidocnemis, by Hampson, 1898, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 1: 363.

Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to HYALOMIS and included species.

Junior name(s):
Desmidocnemis Hampson, 1898: 363.


Submit correction/addition