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

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Genus:
Hypopyra Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 198.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Noctua vespertilio Fabricius, 1787. Mantissa Ins. 2: 136.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 131.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: [Madras], Tranquebar, (? Depository).. (Type(s) not found by Zimsen, 1964, Type Material of I. C. Fabricius: 548)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Enmonodia Walker, 1858.

Poole (1989) included ENMONODIA Walker, 1858; MAXULA Walker, 1865; and PYRAMARISTA Kirby, 1896 as junior synonyms of HYPOPYRA Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 21 species in the genus HYPOPYRA.

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