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

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Genus:
Hypsidia Rothschild, 1896 . Novit. zool. 3 : 602.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Hypsidia erythropsalis Rothschild, 1896. In: Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 3: 603.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Hypsidia Rothschild, 1896 was treated in the Pyralidae, Pyralinae by Nye and Fletcher, 1984, 5 : 74.

Hypsidia has subsequently been transferred from the Pyralidae to the Drepanidae by Scoble & Edwards, 1987, Entomologica Scandinavica 18 (4) : 334.

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