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

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Genus:
Alamis Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 3.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Alamis umbrina Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1913. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 13: 297.

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females EAST INDIES: ? Locality, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ALAMIS Guenée, 1852; DUGARIA Walker, 1858; and MOEPA Walker, 1865: 915 as junior synonyms of PERICYMA Herrich-Schäffer, 1851.

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