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

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Genus:
Hyposidra Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 150.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hyposidra janiaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 150.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males JAVA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CHIZALA Walker, 1860; KALABANA Moore, 1879; and LAGYRA Walker, 1860 as junior synonyms of HYPOSIDRA Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 26 species and 13 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HYPOSIDRA.

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