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

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Genus:
Hypersophtha Berio, 1954 . Mém. Inst. sci. Madag. (E) 5 : 142.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Hypersophtha falcata Berio, 1954. In: Boisduval & Guenée, Mém. Inst. sci. Madag. (E), 5: 142, pl.7, fig.8.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male MADAGASCAR: Massif de l'Ankaratra, Foret d'Ambahona, (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus HYPERSOPHTHA.

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