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

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Genus:
Swinhoea Hampson, 1894 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2 : xv, 324.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Spadix vegetus Swinhoe, 1885. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 475, pl.28, fig.14.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as S. vegeta, a justified emendation)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Bombay, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SWINHOEA Hampson, 1894; and SVINHOEA Hampson, 1902 as junior synonyms of CRETONIA Walker, 1886.

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Junior name(s):
Svinhoea ; Hampson, 1902: 295.


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