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

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Agape Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.106, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Agape cyanopyga Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.106, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDONESIA] & [PHILLIPINES]: [Ambon I.] Amboina, Moluccas & Luzon, (? Depository).. Both localities cited by Felder, 1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: [1].

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A. cyanopyga Felder is a junior subjective synonym of Hypsa chloropyga Walker, 1854, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 455.

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Junior name(s):
Agapea ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 426.

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