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

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Genus:
Hypotype Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : xii [index], 384.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Polia scotomista Hampson, 1902. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2: 278.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape Colony, Capetown; Natal, coatsbelt, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus HYPOTYPE.

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