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

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Genus:
Aemilia Kirby, 1892 . Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1 : 218.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Ameles rubriplaga Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 712. [(of Ameles Walker, 1855)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

AEMILIA was established as the objective replacement name for AMELES Walker, 1855.

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Junior name(s):
Ameles Walker, 1855: 711.


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