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

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Genus:
Ablepharon Grote, 1873 . Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 1 : 111.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Leucania henrici Grote, 1873. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 1: 10, pl.1, fig.15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 21.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.A.]: New York State, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CNEPHATA Billberg, 1820; ASEMA Sodoffsky, 1837; ARSILONCHE Lederer, 1857; ABLEPHARON Grote, 1873; and OMMATOSTOLIDEA Benjamin, 1933 as junior synonyms of SIMYRA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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