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

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Genus:
Asphalia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 238.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : THYATIRINAE

Type-species:
Noctua ruficollis Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 87.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Harvey , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 1: 277.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Asphalia was originally placed in the Noctuidae.

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Junior name(s):
Scodra Heinemann, 1859: 285.


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