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

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Genus:
Heniocha Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 157.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena apollonia Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 97, pl.250, fig.A.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited as Hübner as *appollonia, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape of Good Hope, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. apollonia is dated from the wrapper of part 21, not from the title-page of volume 3 which is dated 1782.

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Junior name(s):
Heniucha ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 433.
Henucha ; Walker, 1855: 1200 (key).


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