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

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Genus:
Chilodes Herrich-Schäffer, 1849 . Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 2 : 226.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua ulvae Hübner, 1809. Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.139, figs 635, 636.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9: 321. [(as a junior name of maritima Tauscher, 1806, which Hampson placed as the senior synonym of ulvae Hubner)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. ulvae is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua maritima Tauscher, 1806, Mém. Soc. imp. Nat. Moscou. 1: 211.

Poole (1989) included CHILODES in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included HYPOSTILBIA Hampson, 1908 as a junior synonym of CHILODES Herrich-Schäffer, 1849.

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus CHILODES.

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