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

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Genus:
Hypocoena Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 19 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Leucania rufostrigata Packard, 1867. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 11: 36.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy . [(but included by Hampson as *L. rufostriga, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - female [CANADA]: Labrador, Str. of Belle I., Caribou I., (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1910, ibidem 9: xi, 301.

Poole (1989) included HYPOCOENA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus HYPOCOENA.

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