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

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Genus:
Hyperlopha Hampson, 1895 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 3 : 19.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Ephyrodes cristifera Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1071.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HYPERLOPHA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 11 species in the genus HYPERLOPHA.

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