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

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Genus:
Aon Neumoegen, 1892 . Ent. News 3 : 258.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Aon noctuiformis Neumoegen, 1892. Ent. News 3: 258.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: S.W. Texas, Nueces River, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Aon was established in the Cossidae; it was placed in the Lymantriidae by Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894, Jl N.Y. ent. Soc. 2: 60; and placed in the Noctuidae by Dyar, [1903] 1902, Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 52: 195.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus AON

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