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

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Genus:
Hypochalcia Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 368.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Tinea ahenella Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 135.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1890. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 17: 168.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Ragonot, 1885, Entomologist's mon. Mag. 22: 18, has been cited by authors as the first designation of Tinea ahenella [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, as type-species of Hypochalcia Hübner (1825). No valid type-species designation exists at this reference.

See also: Araxes Stephens, 1834; * Hypochalcea Hübner, [1826].

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Junior name(s):
Araxes Stephens, 1834: 315.
Hypochalcea ; Hübner, 1826: 58.


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