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

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Genus:
Bleptina Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 66.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Bleptina caradrinalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 67.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 50.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female NORTH AMERICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included BLEPTINA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included OPOTURA Walker, 1859; and ANAGOA Möschler, 1886 as junior synonyms of BLEPTINA Guenée, 1854.

Poole (1989) included 72 species in the genus BLEPTINA.

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