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

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Genus:
Apaustis Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : [258].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Noctua heliophila Hübner, 1803. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.64, fig.317.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(a junior homonym)]

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. heliophila Hübner, [1803], is a junior primary homonym of Noctua heliophila Paykull 1793, Skr. Naturh.-Selskabet 2 (2): 102, pl. 2, fig. 5. There is no objective replacement name but N. heliophila Hübner is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua rupicola [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, Ankündung syst. Werkes Schmett. Wienergegend: 90. The latter is therefore available for use as the subjective replacement name.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus

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