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

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Genus:
Amblygoes Butler, 1879 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 3 : 69.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Apphadana evulsalis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1213. [(of Apphadana Walker, 1866)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - II (male & female) CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. evulsalis is a junior subjective synonym of Gesonia obeditalis Walker, [1859].

Amblygoes was proposed as the objective replacement name for Apphadana Walker.

See also: Gesonia Walker, [1859]; Dragana Walker, [1859]; Hileia Walker, 1861; and Maresia Walker, 1866.

Poole (1989) included DRAGANA Walker, 1859; HILEIA Walker, 1862; APPHADANA Walker, 1866: 1212 (preoccupied); MARESIA Walker, 1866; and AMBLYGOES Butler, 1879 as junior synonyms of GESONIA Walker, 1859.

Poole (1989) included DAGASSA Walker, 1858; and APPHADANA Walker, 1865: 1094 as junior synonyms of RENODES Guenée, 1952.


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Junior name(s):
Apphadana Walker, 1866: 1212.


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