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

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Genus:
Sisyrhypena Grote, 1873 . Can. Ent. 5 : 227.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Sisyrhypena pupiliaris Grote, 1873. Can. Ent. 5: 227.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 2 females [U.S.A.]: Philadelphia [1 male] & Texas [1 male & 2 females], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HORMISA Walker, 1859; LITOGNATHA Grote, 1873; SISYRHYPENA Grote, 1873; PALLACHIRA Grote, 1877; and XYLORMISA Forbes, 1922 as junior synonyms of MACROCHILO Hübner, 1825.

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