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

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Genus:
Hypomecia Staudinger, 1897 . Dt. ent. Z. 10 : 291.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Epimecia quadrivirgula Mabille, 1888. Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. (6), 8: li.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female TUNISIA: Gab├ęs, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette & Fletcher, 1968, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 21: 411 (as holotype)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HYPOMECIA Staudinger, 1897 as a junior synonym of LITHOPHASIA Staudinger, 1892.

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