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

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Genus:
Heliosea Grote, 1875 . Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2 : 220 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Heliosea pictipennis Grote, 1875. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 220 (key).    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: California, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HELIOSEA Grote, 1875 as a junior synonym of HELIOLONCHE Grote, 1873.

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