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

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Genus:
Helioscota Grote, 1895 . Abh. naturw. Ver. Bremen. 14 : 77.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Hadena miselioides Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 89.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [U.S.A.]: Carolina; Florida New York state, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HELIOSCOTA Grote, 1895 as a junior synonym of PHOSPHILA Hübner, 1818.

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