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

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Genus:
Iambia Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 109.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Iambia inferalis Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 109.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [SOUTH AFRICA]: Port Natal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included IAMBIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 22 species in the genus IAMBIA.

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Junior name(s):
Jambia ; Gaede, 1934: 73.


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