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

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Genus:
Hyssia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 5 : 345.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Orthosia cavernosa Eversmann, 1842. Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 15(3): 547, pl.5, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [U.S.S.R.]: Urals and [Kazan] Casan, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus HYSSIA.

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