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

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Hyda Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1) : 181.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Glaucopis basilutea Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 182.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 148.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Pernambuco, (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Incorrect type-species Glaucopis singularis Walker, 1854, cited by Hampson, 1920, Novit. zool. 26: 253. Hyda was established as a subgenus of Glaucopis Fabricius, 1807, in the `Zygaenides', now the Zygaenidae; it was placed in the Syntomidae, now Ctenuchidae, by Hampson, 1898, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 1: 178.

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Junior name(s):
Xanthyda Hampson, 1920: 253.

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