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

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Genus:
Ernassa Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (7) : 1643.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena justina Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 186, 250, pl.383, fig.E.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

P. justina is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena sanguinolenta Cramer, 1779, Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exot.) 3: 102, 176, pl.252, fig.A.

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