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

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Genus:
Hyperandra Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : viiii [index], 3 [key], 69.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Creatonotus appendiculatus Herrich-Schäffer, 1856. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.82, figs 475, 476.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Rio [de Janeiro], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

C. appendiculatus was established in Creatonotus Agassiz, 1847, an unjustified emendation of Creatonotos Hübner, [1819].

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