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

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Genus:
Gauris Hübner, 1821 . Samml. exot. Schmett. : [1].

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : CHOREUTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena albertiana Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 163, pl.372 fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) and Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Hemerophila Hübner, [1817].

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Senior name:
Hemerophila Hübner, 1817: pl.[213].


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