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

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Genus:
Hypsotropa Zeller, 1848 . Isis, Leipzig 1848 : 591.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Hypsotropa limbella Zeller, 1848. Isis, Leipzig : 591.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

H. limbella was a Podevin manuscript name made nomenclaturally available by Zeller. Hypsotropa was established in the Phycideae, now Pyralidae Phycitinae; it was included in the Phycitidae : Anerastinae by Ragonot, 1887 Diagnoses N. Am. Phycitidae Galleridae: 19; and became the type-genus of the Pyralidae : Hypsotropinae, now Pyralidae: Peoriinae when the subfamily was established by Hampson, 1918 Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1918: 55.

See also: Hypsotropha Hampson, 1896; * Hypsotropha Snellen, [1880].

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Junior name(s):
Hypsotropha ; Hampson, 1896: 51 (key), 54.
Hypsotropha ; Snellen, 1880: 82, 90.


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