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

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Genus:
Alysia Guenée, 1868 . Ent. mon. Mag. 5 : 3.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Alysia specifica Guenée, 1868. Ent. mon. Mag. 5: 3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type NEW ZEALAND: Canterbury, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Alysia Latreille, 1804, Nouv. Dict. Hist. nat. 24: 173, - Hymenoptera. The objective replacement name is Alysina Cockerell, 1913.

See: ALYSINA Cockerell, 1913.

Poole (1989) included ALYSIA Guenée, 1868; MAORIA Warren, 1912; and ALYSINA Cockerell, 1913 as junior synonyms of GRAPHANIA Hampson, 1905.

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Senior name:
Alysina Cockerell, 1913: 15.


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