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

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Genus:
Amphia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 5 : 224.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Amphia hepialoides Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 5: 224, pl.6, fig.12.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Viette , 1965. Faune Madagascar 20(1): 405.

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female [ETHIOPIA]: Abyssinia, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette, 1951, Bull. mens Soc. linn. Lyon 20: 160

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus AMPHIA

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