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

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Genus:
Hypospila Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 358.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Hypospila bolinoides Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 358.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female INDIA & JAVA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Orrea Walker, 1866.

Poole (1989) included HYPOSPILA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included MOEPA Walker, 1865 (preoccupied); ORREA Walker, 1866; and TOCHARA Moore, 1882 as junior synonyms of HYPOSPILA Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 13 species in the genus HYPOSPILA.

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