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

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Genus:
Hyperstrotia Hampson, 1910 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10 : xvi [index], 556.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Thalpochares aetheria Grote, 1879. N. Am. Ent. 1: 47.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 females [U.S.A.]: Fl[orid]a, Tampa; Enterprise, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

T. aetheria is a junior subjective synonym of Cryphia nana Hübner, 1818, Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 14, figs 53, 54.

Poole (1989) included PROTOCRYPHIA Barnes & McDunnough, 1918 as a junior synonym of HYPERSTROTIA Hampson, 1910.

Poole (1989) included 16 species in the genus HYPERSTROTIA.

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Junior name(s):
Jaspidia Hübner, 1808: 4, 5.
Jaspidia Hübner, 1818: 14, 18, 33.


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