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

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Alysina Cockerell, 1913 . Entomologist 46 : 15.    [BHLBHL]

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Alysia specifica Guenée, 1868. Ent. mon. Mag. 5: 3. [(of Alysia Guenée, 1868)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female NEW ZEALAND: Canterbury, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

A. specifica is a junior subjective synonym of Agrotis nullifera Walker, 1857, List Specimens Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 11: 742.

Alysina was proposed as the objective replacement name for Alysia Guenée, 1868.

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

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Junior name(s):
Alysia Guenée, 1868: 3.

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