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

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Genus:
Aletia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 239.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua vitellina Hübner, 1808. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.81, fig.379.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 333.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Incorrect type-species designation: Aletia argillacea Hübner, 1823, a name when cited by Grote, 1874, Bull. Buffalo Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 24.

Poole (1989) included HYPHILARE Hübner, 1821; HELIOPHILA Hübner, 1822; LEUCANIA Boisduval, 1829; SABLIA Sukhareva 1873 (as SABILIA Sukhareva, 1873); and APOMA Berio, 1980 as junior synonyms of ALETIA Hübner, 1821.


Poole (1989) included 112 species in the genus ALETIA.

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Junior name(s):
Heliophila Hübner, 1806: [1].
Heliophila Hübner, 1822: 20, 32.
Leucania Boisduval, 1828: 82.


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