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

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Genus:
Borolia Moore, 1881 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 334.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Borolia fasciata Moore, 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 334, pl.37, fig.12.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [INDIA]: [W. Bengal], Darjiling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Incorrect type-species designation: * Borolia furcifera Moore, 1881 March (nomen nudum), by original designation of Moore. This name was not nomenclaturally available until Moore, 1881 November, in Descr. new Indian Lepid. Insects Colln late Mr W. S. Atkinson: 98. The other, originally included nominal species must therefore be the type-species.

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Junior name(s):
Boralia ; Wileman, 1912: 147.


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