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

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Genus:
Hypenula Grote, 1876 . Can. Ent. 8 : 27.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Hypenula opacalis Grote, 1876. Can. Ent. 8: 27.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 (male & female) [U.S.A.]: Texas, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

H. opacalis is a junior subjective synonym of Hypana cacuminalis Walker, [1859] 1858, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 16: 37.

Poole (1989) included HYPENULA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus HYPENULA.

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