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

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Genus:
Hypoplexia Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : xii [key], 426.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Hadena algoa Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.109, fig.21. [Inhalts-Verz.: 11]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male SOUTH AFRICA: [Cape Prov.], Knysna, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HYPOPLEXIA 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 5 species in the genus HYPOPLEXIA.

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