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

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Genus:
Spiris Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 169.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena grammica Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 822.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) GERMANY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

P. grammica is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena striata Linnaeus, 1758, ibidem 1: 502.

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Junior name(s):
Callopis Billberg, 1820: 91.
Ctenia Peletier, 1825: 650.
Emydia Boisduval, 1828: 39.
Eulepia Curtis, 1825: 56.


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