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

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Genus:
Ilarus Boisduval, 1828 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 76.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena piniperda Panzer, 1786. In: Kob, Die wahre Ursache der Baumtrockniss der Nadelwalde (2), : 51, pl.1, figs 1-12.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1829. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2): 71.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female GERMANY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. piniperda is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua flammea [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775.

See also: Panolis Hübner, [1821].

Poole (1989) included ILARUS Boisduval, 1828; and HILARUS Agassiz, 1847 as junior synonyms of PANOLIS Hübner, 1821.

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Junior name(s):
Hilarus ; Agassiz, 1847: 182, 194.


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