Hypsopygia

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Hypsopygia
Hypsopygia.costalis.mounted.jpg
Adult Gold Triangle (H. costalis) specimen
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Pyralinae
Tribe: Pyralini
Genus: Hypsopygia
Hübner, 1825
Synonyms
  • Hypsopyga (lapsus)
  • Pseudasopia Grote, 1873
  • Herculia Walker, 1859
    • Bejuda Walker, [1866]
    • Bleone Ragonot, 1890
    • Buzala Walker, 1863
    • Cisse Walker, 1863
    • Herculea (lapsus)
  • Dolichomia Ragonot, 1891
  • Ocrasa Walker, [1866]
    • Orthopygia Ragonot, 1891
    • Parasopia Möschler, 1890

Hypsopygia is a genus of moths belonging to the family Pyralidae. Though fairly small, they are large among their relatives.

Taxonomy[edit]

The genera Herculia, Dolichomia, Pseudasopia, Orthopygia and Ocrasa are mostly merged into Hypsopygia, although some authors still treat them as distinct genera.

Species[edit]

Species include:[1]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ See references in Savela (2009)

References[edit]

Media related to Hypsopygia at Wikimedia Commons

  • Savela, Markku (2009): Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms – Hypsopygia. Version of 2009-APR-12. Retrieved 2010-APR-12.