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

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Genus:
Maxilua Walker, 1863 . J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 7 : 168.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Maxilua frontalis Walker, 1863. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 7: 169.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (UM, Oxford)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 73 (as type)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

M. frontalis is a junior subjective synonym of Dyrzela incrassata Walker, 1858, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 15: 1759.

Poole (1989) included MAXILUA Walker, 1863 as a junior synonym of DYRZELA Walker, 1858.

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