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

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Genus:
Lampra Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 221.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena fimbriata Schreber, 1759. Novae Species Insect. centuria : 13, fig.9.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but included by Hübner as fimbria Linnaeus)]

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. fimbriata, although in current use, has in the past been well-known as * Fimbria Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. (Edn 12) 1(2):842, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

Poole (1989) included TRIPHAENA Ochsenheimer, 1816; EUSCHESIS Hübner, 1929; LAMPRA Hübner, 1821; TRIPHAENA Meigen, 1831; and XANTHOPTERA Sodoffsky, 1837 as junior synonyms of NOCTUA Linnaeus, 1758.

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