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

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Genus:
Hypomecis Hübner, 1821 . Index exot. Lepid. : [7].

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Cymatophora umbrosaria Hübner, 1813. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl.[204], figs 1-4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ALCIPPE Gumppenberg, 1887; ASTACUDA Moore, 1888; BOARMIA Treitschke, 1825 [October 18]; DROCOETIS Hübner, 1825; EROBATODES Wehrli, 1943; MAIDANA Swinhoe, 1900; NARAPA Moore, 1887; PSEUDANGERONA Moore, 1887; PSEUDOBOARMIA McDunnough, 1920; and SERRACA Moore, 1887 as junior synonyms of HYPOMECIS Hübner, 1821.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 138 species and 22 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HYPOMECIS Hübner, 1821 and a further 24 species in "HYPOMECIS"

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Junior name(s):
Pseudoboarmia McDunnough, 1920: 21, pl.9, fig.7, pl.10, fig.3.


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