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

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Genus:
Sphida Grote, 1878 . Bull. U.S. geol. geog. Surv. Terr. 4 : 179.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Arzama obliquata Grote & Robinson, 1868. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 1: 339, pl.6, fig.47.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.A.]: N.Y., Atlantic District, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. obliquata is a junior subjective synonym of Edema obliqua Walker, 1865, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 32: 428.

Poole (1989) included ARZAMA Walker, 1865; SPHIDA Grote, 1878; and ARZAMOPSIS Dyar, 1922 as junior synonyms of BELLURA Walker, 1865.

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