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

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Genus:
Hypagyrtis Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 20.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hypagyrtis pustularia Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 20, pl.[18], figs 103, 104.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [U.S.A.]: Georgia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

H. pustularia is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena unipunctata Haworth, 1809, Lepid. Br.: 345. Hypagyrtis is included in this catalogue as it is linked with one of the early uses Erastria.

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

H. pustularia is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena unipunctata Haworth, 1809, Lepid. Br.: 345.

See also: Amilapsis Guenée, 1857, and Paraphia Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AMILAPIS Guenée, 1858; and PARAPHIA Guenée, 1858 as junior synonyms of HYPAGYRTIS Hübner, 1818.

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Junior name(s):
Erastria Hübner, 1808: 5.


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