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

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Genus:
Hyppa Duponchel, 1845 . Cat. méth. Lépid. Eur. : 161.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena rectilinea Esper, 1788. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 4(2) Abschnitt 1): pl.127 fig.1. [; 1796, ibidem: 379]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [GERMANY]: Fränkische district, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HYPPA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus HYPPA.

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