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

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Genus:
Griposia Tams, 1939 . Entomologist 72 : 72.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena aprilina Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 514. [(of Agriopis Boisduval, 1840)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Griposa was proposed as the objective replacement name for Agriopis Boisduval, 1840.

Poole (1989) included DICHONIA Boisduval, 1840; HORMA Walker, 1857; GRIPOSIA Tams, 1939; and EUDIPHTHERA Nordström, 1842 as junior synonyms of DICHONIA Hübner, 1821.

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Junior name(s):
Agriopis Boisduval, 1840: 123.
Eudiphthera Nordström, 1941: 152, 343.


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