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

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Genus:
Hypaenistis Warren, 1916 . Novit. zool. 23 : 219.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Hypaenistis purpurea Warren, 1916. Novit. zool. 23: 219.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SOLOMON IS: Choiseul I., (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus HYPAENISTIS

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