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

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Hyelosia Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 12.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena aglaura Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 126, 170, pl.263, fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 104.

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

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Incorrect type-species: Hyelosia clio Hübner, [1819], a name not originally included in Hyelosia and not linked with one of the originally included names when designated by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 412.

P. aglaura is dated from the wrapper of part 22, not from the title-page of volume 3 which is dated 1782.

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