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

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Genus:
Hydrelia Guenée, 1841 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 10 : 227.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : EUSTROTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena uncula Clerck, 1759. Icon. Insect. rariorum 1: pl.3, fig.7. [(but included by Guenée as 'unca Esp.', an incorrect authorship)]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Guenée , 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 6: 235. [(but included by Guenée as 'unca Linn.', an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Lectotype ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Hydrelia Hübner, [1825] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett. : 322, Lepid., Geometridae. The objective replacement name is Eustrotia Hübner, [1821].

See: EUSTROTIA Hübner, [1821].

Poole (1989) included ERASTRIA Ochsenheimer, 1816; HEMEROPTENA Sodoffsky, 1837; HYDRELIA Guenée, 1841; and HYELA Stephens, 1850 as junior synonyms of EUSTROTIA Hübner, 1821.

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Senior name:
Eustrotia Hübner, 1821: 253.


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