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

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Genus:
Hypometalla Warren, 1904 . Novit. zool. 11 : 563.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Acidalia mimetata Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.128, figs 11, 11a.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *mimetaria, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HYPOMETALLA.

Pitkin (2002) included Pygmaeopsis Warren, 1907 as a junior synonym of Hypometalla Warren, 1904.

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