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

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Genus:
Spoladea Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 224.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena recurvalis Fabricius, 1775. Systema Entomologiae : 644.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Shibuya , 1928. J. Fac. Agric. Hokkaido imp. Univ. 22: 178.

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page.

Notes:
Spoladea Guenée, 1854 was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Rose, 1982, Journal of the Entomological Research 6 (1) : 58.

SPOLADEA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats SPOLADEA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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