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

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Genus:
Derrhis Wallengren, 1885 . Skand. Heterocer-fjÀrilar (Lepid. Scand. Heterocera) 3 : 259.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena mundana Linnaeus, 1761. Fauna Suecica : 349.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

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

A junior homonym of Derrhis Agassiz, 1847, Nomencl. zool. (Index univl.) : 120, - Vermes. The objective replacement name is Nudaria Haworth, [1809].

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Senior name:
Nudaria Haworth, 1809: 156.


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