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

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Genus:
Luperina Boisduval, 1828 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 77.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua testacea Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 81.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1829. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2): 71.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LUPERINA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included LYPERINA Spuler, 1908; and PALLUPERINA Hampson, 1920 as junior synonyms of LUPERINA Boisduval, 1828.

Poole (1989) included 37 species in the genus LUPERINA.

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Junior name(s):
Lupernia ; Doubleday, 1850: 7, 27.
Lyperina ; Spuler, 1905: 187.
Palluperina Hampson, 1920: 256.


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