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

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Hypatopa Walsingham, 1907 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 33 : 200 [key], 211.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Oecophora inunctella Zeller, 1839. Isis, Leipzig : 193.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
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Nye & Fletcher (1991) included HYPATOPA in the family BLASTOBASIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of COLEOPHORIDAE.

Hypatopa Walsingham, 1907, was treated as a senior synonym of Catacrypsis Walsingham, 1907 by Adamski and Brown, 1989, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 1, : 20.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

O. inunctella was attributed by Zeller to Tischer.

Hypatopa was established for Hypatima Hübner as used by Herrich-Schäffer, [1853], Syst. Bearbeitung Schmett. Eur. 5: 47.

See also: * Hypatima Herrich-Schäffer, [1853].

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Junior name(s):
Blastobasoides McDunnough, 1961: 6.

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