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

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Genus:
Ambia Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (19) : 957.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : NYMPHULINAE

Type-species:
Ambia ptolycusalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 958.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Ambia Walker, 1859 was treated in the Pyralidae, Nymphulinae in Fletcher and Nye, 1984, 5 : 8.

Ambia was referred to the Musotiminae from the Nymphulinae (within the Pyralidae) by Yoshiyasu, 1985, Scientific reports of the Kyoto Prefectural University Agriculture (No. 37) : 4.

AMBIA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: MUSOTIMINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats AMBIA in the CRAMBIDAE: NYMPHULINAE.

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