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

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Genus:
Hypotuerta Kiriakoff, 1976 . Tierreich 98 : 109.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Tuerta transiens Hampson, 1901. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3: 624, pl.53, fig.15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [NIGERIA]: Old Calabar, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Hypotuerta in the Agaristidae is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus HYPOTUERTA.

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