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Revista Brasileira de Entomologia

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BECKER, Vitor O.. The taxonomic placement and provenance of Hypopyra inconspicua Herrich-Schäffer (Lepidoptera, Thyrididae). Rev. Bras. entomol. [online]. 2011, vol.55, n.1, pp.143-144. ISSN 0085-5626.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0085-56262011000100025.

The taxonomic placement and provenance of Hypopyra inconspicua Herrich-Schäffer (Lepidoptera, Thyrididae). Tanyodes inconspicua (Herrich-Schäffer) comb. nov. is transferred from Spirama Guenée (Noctuidae, Catocalinae) to Striglininae (Thyrididae), as a senior synonym of Ortogramma rufitibia R. Felder & Rogenhofer syn. nov. and Tanyodes ochracea Möschler syn. nov., and from the African to the Neotropical fauna.

Keywords : Africa; Neotropical; Noctuidae; synonymy; taxonomy.

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