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

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Genus:
Heliodes Guenée, 1841 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 10 : 61.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua arbuti Fabricius, 1775. Systema entomologiae : 619.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Guenée , 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 6: 197.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [GREAT BRITAIN]: [England], Anglia, (? Depository).. Type(s) not found by Zimsen, 1964, Type Material of I. C. Fabricius: 525

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. arbuti is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena tenebrata Scopoli, 1763, Ent. Carniolica: 230. See also: Panemeria Hübner, [1823].

Poole (1989) included GYMNOPA Stephens, 1829; HELIODES Guenée, 1841; HELIACA Herrich-Schäffer; and PANHEMERIA Spuler, 1907 as junior synonyms of PANEMERIA Hübner, 1823.

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Junior name(s):
Heliaca Herrich-Schäffer, 1851: 370.


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