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

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Genus:
Hyphalia Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 303.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena phylira Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 113, 150, pl.170, fig.D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Prout , 1912. Genera Insect. 129: 124 (footnote).    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

P. phylira is dated from the wrapper of part 15, not from the title-page of volume 2 which is dated 1779.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus HYPHALIA.

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