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

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Hydrillodes Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 65.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Hydrillodes lentalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 66, pl.5, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 237.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female INDIA: Central, (BMNH, London)..

Poole (1989) included HYDRILLODES in the subfamily HYPENINAE. However, Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999) included HYDRILLODES in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included OLYBAMA Walker, 1859; ECHANA Walker, 1859; BIBACTA Moore, 1852; RAGANA Swinhoe, 1900;; and CELLACRINATA Bethune-Baker, 1908 as junior synonyms of HYDRILLODES Gienée, 1854.

Poole (1989) included 60 species in the genus HYDRILLODES.

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