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

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Genus:
Hypnotype Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : xiii [index], 411.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Diphthera placens Walker, 1857. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 708.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [COLOMBIA]: Bogota, (BMNH, London)..

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

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