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

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Genus:
Purbia Moore, 1881 . Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 11 : 70.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Ophideres discrepans Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1227.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - (sex not stated) SINGAPORE: ? Locality, (UM, Oxford)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 175 (as type)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ELYGEA Billberg, 1820; LEPTOPHARA Billberg, 1820; TRISSOPHAES Hübner, 1823; OTHREIS Hübner, 1823; MAENAS Hübner, 1823; RHYTIA Hübner, 1823; ACACALLIS Hübner, 1823; OPHIDERES Boisduval, 1832; ACACALIS Agassiz, 1847; OTHRYIS Agassiz, 1847; KHADIRA Moore, 1881; ADRIS Moore, 1881; VANDANA Moore, 1881; ARGADESA Moore, 1881; HALASTUS Butler, 1892; PURBIA Moore, 1881; and EUMAENAS Hampson, 1924 as junior synonyms of EUDOCIMA Billberg, 1820.

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