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

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Genus:
Hemerophila Fernald, 1900 . Can. Ent. 32 : 239.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 6

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : CHOREUTINAE

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) and Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Fernald was not proposing a new generic name, but was giving a diagnosis of * Hemerophila Hübner, [1806], later made available as Hemerophila Hübner, [1817].

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Senior name:
Hemerophila Hübner, 1817: pl.[213].


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