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

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Genus:
Dapha Walker, 1863 . J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 7 : 54.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Dapha exhibens Walker, 1863. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 7: 55.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type BORNEO: ? Locality, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Dapha Walker, 1863 [April 18th], List specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 27: 124,- Noctuidae, Chloephorinae. The objective replacement name is Hapda Nye, 1975.

See: HAPDA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included DAPHA Walker, 1863 [18 April] (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of HAPDA Nye, 1975.

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Senior name:
Hapda Nye, 1975: 230.


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