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

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Genus:
Allophyes Tams, 1942 . Entomologist 75 : 209.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena oxyacanthae Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 516.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MISELIA Boisduval, 1929 as a junior synonym of ALLOPHYES Tams, 1942.

Poole (1989) included 12 species in the genus ALLOPHYES.

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Junior name(s):
Miselia Boisduval, 1828: 73.
Miselia Hübner, 1806: [1].


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