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

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Genus:
Amblyura Lederer, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 276 [key], 357.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : CHRYSAUGINAE

Type-species:
Amblyura corusca Lederer, 1863. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7: 358, pl.6, fig.14.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior homonym of Amblyura Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1831, Symbolae Physicae (Zool.) [4], Anim. Everteb. excl. Insect. (Series Prima) Phytozoa, Entozoa - Vermes, Nematoda.

There is no objective replacement name but Amblyura corusca was stated by Hampson, 1897, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1897: 655, to be congeneric with Azamora tortriciformis Walker, 1858, the type-species of Azamora Walker, 1858; the latter is thus available for use as a subjective replacement name.

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Senior name:
Azamora Walker, 1858: 1757.


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