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

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Genus:
Orrhodiella Spuler, 1907 , in Hoffmann. Schmett. Eur. 1 : 255 [footnote].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Heteromorpha ragusae Failla-Tedaldi, 1890. Naturalista sicil. 10: 30, pl.1, figs 6, 7. [(of Heteromorpha Failla-Tedaldi, 1890)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 2 females [ITALY]: Sicily, Madonie, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Orrhodiella was proposed as the objective replacement name for Heteromorpha Failla- Tedaldi, 1890.

Poole (1989) included HETEROMORPHA Failla-Tedaldi, 1890 (precoccupied) as a junior synonym of ORRHODIELLA Spuler, 1907.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ORRHODIELLA.

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Junior name(s):
Heteromorpha Failla-Tedaldi, 1890: 30.


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