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

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Genus:
Hyposemeia Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 30 [list], 121.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Herminia incertalis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1518.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male JAVA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

H. incertalis is a junior subjective synonym of Britha biguttata Walker, [1866], ibidem 34:1147
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See also: Britha Walker, [1866].

Poole (1989) included HYPOSEMIA (as HYPOSEMIA) Hampson, 1893 as a junior synoynm of BRITHA Walker, 1866.

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