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

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Genus:
Hypertrocta Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 32 [list], 131.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Hypertrocta marmorata Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 32 (list), 131, pl.167, fig.22.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male CEYLON: Nawala-pittia, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

H. marmorata is a junior subjective synonym of Moscha posticalis Walker, [1866].

Poole (1989) included MOSCHA Walker, 1866 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of HYPERTROCTA Hampson, 1893.

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus HYPERTROCTA.

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Junior name(s):
Moscha Walker, 1866: 1199.


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