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

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Genus:
Obucola Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1857.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Obucola expandens Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1857.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [BRAZIL]: Rio Janeiro, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

O. expandens is a junior subjective synonym of Peosina staccata Guenée, 1852, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Lépid.) 7:133.

Poole (1989) included BLOSYRIS Hübner, 1822; THERMESIA Hübner, 1823; BRUJAS Guenée, 1852; PEOSINA Guenée, 1852; and OBUCOLA Walker, 1858 as junior synonyms of HEMEROBLEMMA Hübner, 1818.

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