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

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Genus:
Hypotephrina Janse, 1932 . Moths S. Afr. 1 : 117 [key], 242.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Tephrina exmotaria Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 961.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape [Province], (OUM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus HYPOTEPHRINA.

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