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

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Genus:
Hyperdasys Butler, 1891 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 8 : 71, 74.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Eriopus exotica Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 294.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAVA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LAGOPUS R.L., 1817; ERIOPUS Treitschke, 1825; AGRAGA Walker, 1858; AGABRA Walker, 1862; OBANA Walker, 1862; EULEPA Walker,1863; COTANDA Moore, 1881; METHORASA Moore, 1881; HERRICHIA Grote, 1882; EUHERRICHIA Grote, 1882; DISSOLOPHUS Butler, 1891; GNAMPTOCERA Butler, 1891; HAPLOOLOPHUS Butler, 1891; HEMIPACHYCERA Butler, 1891; HYPERDASYS Butler, 1891; RHOPTROTRICHIA Butler, 1891; PLATYDASYS Butler, 1892; and MIROPALPA Berio, 1955 as junior synonyms of CALLOPISTRIA Hübner, 1821.

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Junior name(s):
Hyperdasis ; Swinhoe, 1901: 129.


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