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

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Genus:
Hypercompa Rambur, 1866 . Cat. syst. Lép. Andalousie (2) : 230.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena dominula Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 509.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Hypercompa has been used as the original generic name for species which are now in the Noctuidae.

See: CALLIMORPHA Latreille, 1809: 220.

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Senior name:
Callimorpha Latreille, 1809: 220.


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