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

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Hypocrita Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 4.

Rejected Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Internatiol Commnission of Zoological Nomenclature, 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 (Opinion 789): 213. Placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology: Name No.1860. Of the two originally included species * Hypocrita chrysorrhoea Hübner, 1808, ibidem: 4, was subsequently established as Hyelosia pyrrhorhoea Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Metastatia Butler, 1876: 115.

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