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

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Genus:
Himella Grote, 1874 . Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 1874 : 200.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Himella fidelis Grote, 1874. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 26: 201.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [U.S.A.]: Albany, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

H. fidelis is a junior subjective synonym of Taeniocampa intractata Morrison, 1874, Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 17: 160.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus HIMELLA.

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