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

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Hypobapta Prout, 1912 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 129 : 41.    [BHLBHL]

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Hypochroma percomptaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 280. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.6, fig.4 (of HYPOCHROMA Guenée, 1857)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1887. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 419. [(of Hypochroma)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Hypobapta was proposed as the objective replacement name for Hypochroma Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included HYPOCHROMA Guenée, 1858 as a junior synonym of HYPOBAPTA Prout, 1912.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus HYPOBAPTA.

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Junior name(s):
Hypochroma Guenée, 1858: 275.

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