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

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Genus:
Hyrmina Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 331.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : DIOPTINAE

Type-species:
Dioptis areolata Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 332.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 2: 93.

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

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

Hyrmina was established as a subgenus of Dioptis Hübner, 1818.

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Junior name(s):
Hermina ; Walker, 1856: 1653.


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