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

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Hippolyte Meyrick, 1883 . N.Z. J. Sci. Dunedin 1 : 526.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Ptychopoda rubropunctaria Doubleday, 1843. In: Dieffenbach, Trav. New Zealand 2: 287.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Hippolyte Leach, [1814] 1830, in Brewster, Edinburgh Encycl. 7 (2): 431 - Crustacea. The objective replacement name is Epicyme Meyrick, 1885. Hippolyte was again proposed by Meyrick, 1884, Trans. N.Z. Inst. 16: 60.

See: EPICYME Meyrick, 1885.

Parsons et al. (1999) included HIPPOLYTE Meyrick, 1883 as a junior synonym of EPICYME Meyrick, 1885.

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Senior name:
Epicyme Meyrick, 1885: 589.

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