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

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Haemerosia Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 163.

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Pyralis renalis Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: pl.24, fig.157.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1845. In: d'Orbigny, Dict. univl Hist. Nat. 6: 455. [(but cited as renifera, an unjustified emendation by Boisduval, 1840, ibidem: 164)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Poole (1989) included HAEMEROSIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins(1999) in Kristensen. Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included HAEMASSIA Hampson, 1908 as a junior synonym of HAEMEROSIA Boisduval, 1840.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus HAEMEROSIA.

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Junior name(s):
Haemassia Hampson, 1908: 10 (key).

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