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

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Genus:
Hypsiforma Oberthür, 1923 . Étud. Lépid. comp. 21(2) : 149.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Hypsiyorma lambertoni Oberthür, 1923. Étud. Lépid. comp. 21(2): 149, pl.566, figs 4887, 4888.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female MADAGASCAR: Southern, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HYPSIFORMA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included LEPIDOPALPIA Hampson, 1926 as a junior synonym of HYPSIFORMA Oberthür, 1923

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus HYPSIFORMA.

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