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

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Genus:
Ipnista Schaus, 1916 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 50 : 264 [key], 372.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Ipnea marina Druce, 1891. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 482, pl.40, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female GUATEMALA & ECUADOR: Quiche Mts & Panajachel & Volcan de Atitlan & Loja, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included TEINANOMIS Hampson, 1926 (as TEIANOMIS Hampson, 1926) as a junior synonym of IPNISTA Schaus, 1916.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus IPNISTA.

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Junior name(s):
Teinanomis Hampson, 1926: 341.


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