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

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Genus:
Achlya Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 87.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : THYATIRINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena flavicornis Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 518.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Tams , 1939. Entomologist 72: 70.

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

ACHLYA was originally placed in the NOCTUIDAE.

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

See also: DARUMONA Strand, 1935.

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Junior name(s):
Chymatophora ; Guenée, 1837: 315.
Cymathophora ; Duponchel, 1829: 71.
Cymatophora Treitschke, 1825: 77.
Cymatophora ; Agassiz, 1847: 112, 198.
Kymatophora ; Treitschke, 1835: 17.


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