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

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Genus:
Hypsophila Staudinger, 1888 , in Fedchenko. Stett. ent. Ztg 49 : 40.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Heliothis jugorum Erschoff, 1874. In: Fedchenko, Reise in Turkestan 2(5) 3): 48, pl.3, fig.468.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.S.R.]: Turkestan, Stschurowsky alps, near Djiptik, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus HYPSOPHILA.

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