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

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Genus:
Amephana Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : viii [index], 106.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Cleophana anarrhini Duponchel, 1840. In: Godart & Duponchel, Hist. nat. L├ępid. Papillons Fr. 3: 387, pl.35, fig.2.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes FRANCE: Aix and Lyon, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

C. anarrhini was attributed by Duponchel to Boisduval, 1840, Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid.: 151. In this work the species was listed but not described and was not nomenclaturally available.

Poole (1989) included TRIGONEPHRA Berio, 1980 as a junior synonym of AMEPHANA Hampson, 1906.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus AMEPHANA.

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