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

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Genus:
Peridrome Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 444.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGANAINAE

Type-species:
Hypsa orbicularis Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 445.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BANGLADESH]: [Sylhet] Silhet, 'East Indies', (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Peridrome was established as a subgenus of Hypsa Hübner, [1819].

See also: Aganopis Herrich-Schäffer, [1856].

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