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

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Genus:
Hemonia Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (28) : 425.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Hemonia orbiferana Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 426.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Hemonia was established in the Tortricidae; it was placed in the Lithosiidae, now Arctiidae Lithosiinae, by Moore, [1887] 1884-7, Lepid. Ceylon 3: 537.

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