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

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Genus:
Aphomia Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 369.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : GALLERIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena sociella Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 534.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1917. Novit. zool. 24: 37.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Included in this catalogue owing to the confused usage, in the Noctuidae, of its junior objective synonym Melia Curtis, 1828, see below.

Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: Aphomoea Agassiz, 1847; Melia Curtis, 1828.



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Junior name(s):
Aphomoea ; Agassiz, 1847: 28.
Melia Curtis, 1828: 201.


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