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

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Genus:
Hypephyra Butler, 1889 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 7 : 20 [index], 101.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hypephyra terrosa Butler, 1889. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 7: 101, pl.135, fig.17.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [INDIA]: Kangra district, Dharmsala, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Visitara Swinhoe 1902 was downgraded to denote a subgenus of Hypephyra Butler, 1889 by Yazaki 1993, Tyo To Ga 44 (1) : 10.

Parsons et al. (1999) included VISITARA Swinhoe, 1902 as a junior synonym of HYPEPHYRA Butler, 1889.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species and 3 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HYPEPHYRA.

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