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

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Genus:
Gonophaela ; Druce, 1884 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 3 : pl.12, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling of Gnophaela Walker, 1854.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 3

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Senior name:
Gnophaela Walker, 1854: 330.


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