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

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Naboa Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 326.

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Boana semialba Walker, 1862. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 1: 110. [(of Boana Walker, 1862)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male (not female as stated in description) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (UM, Oxford)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

B. semialba is a junior subjective synonym of Hypena cataleuca Herrich-Schäffer, 1856, Samml. neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereur. Schmett. 1(1): wrapper, pl.79, fig. 452; 1858, ibidem 1:69.

Poole (1989) included BOANA Walker, 1862 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of NABOA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus NABOA.

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Junior name(s):
Boana Walker, 1862: 110.

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