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

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Genus:
Aethria Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 120.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Sphinx haemorrhoidalis Stoll, 1790. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen : 53, 183, pl.12, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 152.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

S. haemorrhoidalis is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1791.


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Junior name(s):
Mesolasia Hampson, 1898: xvi (index), 28 (key), 339.


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