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

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Genus:
Hemeroblemma Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 26.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Hemeroblemma amethystina Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 26, figs 147, 148.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 130.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

but cited as * Ametystina, an incorrect subsequent spelling. H. amethystina is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena dolon Crammer, 1777, Uitlandsche Kapellen 2: 7, pl. 101, figs D-F.

Poole (1989) included HEMEROBLEMMA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included BLOSYRIS Hübner, 1822; THERMESIA Hübner, 1823; BRUJAS Guenée, 1852; PEOSINA Guenée, 1852; and OBUCOLA Walker, 1858 as junior synonyms of HEMEROBLEMMA Hübner, 1818.

Poole (1989) included 32 species in the genus HEMEROBLEMMA.

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