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

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Genus:
Erotyla Hübner, 1822 . Syst.-alphab. Verz. eur. Schmett. : 22, 36.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena sulphuralis Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 881.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 37. [(but included by Hübner as `sulphurea S.')]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type GERMANY: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Erotyla is a junior objective synonym of Emmelia Hübner, [1821].

See: EMMELIA Hübner, [1821] 1816.

Poole (1989) included EROTYLA Hübner, 1822; and AGROPHILA Boisduval, 1840 as junior synonyms of EMMELIA Hübner, 1821.

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Senior name:
Emmelia Hübner, 1821: 254.


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