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

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Genus:
Simplicia Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 15.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Herminia rectalis Eversmann, 1842. Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 15(3): 558.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 217.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes [U.S.S.R.] E. RUSSIA: Casan and Orenburg Provinces, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LIBISOSA Walker, 1859; CULICULA Walker, 1863; AGINNA Walker, 1865; and NABARTHA Moore, 1885 (as NEBARTHA on page 911) as junior synonyms of SIMPLICIA Guenée, 1854.

Poole (1989) included 56 species in the genus SIMPLICIA.

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