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

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Genus:
Amathes ; Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : 470.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Subjective Synonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena litura Linnaeus, 1761. Fauna Suecica : 320.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1895. Abh. naturw. Ver. Bremen 14: 62.

Type specimens:
Type SWEDEN: Holmiae, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Used in the Cuculliinae based on the incorrect type-species Phalaena litura Linnaeus, 1761, at present placed in Agrochola Hübner, [1821].

See: AGROCHOLA Hübner, [1821].

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Senior name:
Agrochola Hübner, 1821: 229.


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