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

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Genus:
Hypepirritis Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 329.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra impurata Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.67, fig.347.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 105.

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al (1999) included ARCYONIA Hübner, 1825; CATARINA Vojnits & Laever, 1973; DELAEVERIA Schülze, 1961; DIETZEA Schülze, 1956; DOCHEPHORA Warren, 1895; DOLICHOPYGE Warren, 1900; DYSCYMATOGE Hübner, 1825; EMMESOCOMA Warren, 1907; EPICASTE Gumppenberg, 1887; EUCYMATOGE Hübner, 1825; EUPITHECIA Braund, 1847; EURYPEPLODES Warren, 1893; HETEROPITHECIA Vojnits, 1985; HYPEPIRRITIS Hübner, 1825; LEPIODES Guneée, 1858; LEUCOCORA Hübner, 1825; NEOPITHECIA Vojnits, 1985; PENA Walker, 1863; PETERSENIA Schülze, 1958; PHAULOSTATHMA Warren, 1900; PROPITHECIA Vojnits, 1985; SEBASTIA Warren, 1895; STENOPLA Warren, 1900; TARACHIA Hübner, 1825; TEPHROCLYSTIA Hübner, 1825; THYSANOCTENA Warren, 1904; TRICHOCLYSTIS Warren, 1904; and ZYGMENA Boie, 1839 as junior synonyms of EUPITHECIA Curtis, 1825.

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Junior name(s):
Hypepirrhytis ; Agassiz, 1847: 190.


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