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

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Genus:
Hyperthaema Schaus, 1901 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 7 : 265.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Hyperthaema albipuncta Schaus, 1901. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 7: 265.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Collins , 1962. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (13), 5: 122.

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: Sao Paulo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

The name Hyperthaema probably originated from Hampson but was used and made nomenclaturally available by Schaus prior to its proposal by Hampson, 1901 [July].

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Junior name(s):
Hyperthaema Hampson, 1901: viii,i (index) 6 (key), 88.
Hypothaema ; J├Ârgensen, 1935: 109.


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