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

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Genus:
Lyssia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 296.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Lyssia orthosioides Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 296, pl.23, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female AMERICA NORTHERN: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

L. orthosioides is a junior subjective synonym of Phoberia atomaris Hübner, 1818.

See also: Phoberia Hübner, 1818.

Poole (1989) included LYSSIA Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of PHOBERIA Hübner, 1818.

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