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

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Genus:
Hypoxystis Prout, 1915 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4 : 342.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena pluviaria Fabricius, 1787. Mantissa Ins. 2: 192.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [GERMANY]: Saxony, Halle, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 342 is stated on page 337, in both the German and English editions, to be 25.v.1915.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HYPOXYSTIS.

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