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

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Hypoperigea Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 7 [key].    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Perigea tonsa GuenĂ©e, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 5: 232.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1909. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 8: 422.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [AUSTRALIA] NOUVELLE-HOLLANDE: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1909, ibidem 8:xii, 422.

Poole (1989) included HYPOPERIGEA 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 4 species in the genus HYPOPERIGEA.

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