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

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Genus:
Hypocala Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 73.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Hyblaea deflorata Fabricius, 1794. Entomologia systematica 3(2): 127.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 452.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: India Oriental, (UZM, Copenhagen)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HYPOCALA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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