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

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Genus:
Amelia Wagner, 1931 . Int. ent. Z. 25 : 368.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Amelia gracilis Wagner, 1931. Int. ent. Z. 25: 369.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype TURKEY: Akschehir, (LNK, Karlsruhe)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Amelia Hübner, [1825] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett.: 390, Lepid., Tortricidae. The objective replacement name is Amelina Draudt, 1934.

See: AMELINA Draudt, 1934.

Poole (1989) included MEROLEUCA Hampson, 1908; JUGURTHIA Culot, 1912; OEDIBRYA Hampson, 1918; AMELIA Wagner, 1931 (preoccupied); ESTEPARIA Fernandez, 1931; AMELINA Draudt, 1934; and MOUREIA Orfila & Rossi, 1956 as junior synonyms of VICTRIX Staudinger, 1878.

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Senior name:
Amelina Draudt, 1934: 174.


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