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

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Genus:
Exophyla Guenée, 1841 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 10 : 248.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Noctua rectangularis Hübner, 1828. Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.159, figs 743, 744.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1913. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3: 375. [(but cited for *Exophila, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

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

Notes:
Poole (1989) included EXOPHYLA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus EXOPHYLA.

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Junior name(s):
Exophila ; Guenée, 1852: 419.


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