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

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Genus:
Amilaga Swinhoe, 1901 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 8 : 16.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Lusia geometroides Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1113. [(of Lusia Walker, 1858)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) CEYLON: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Amilaga was proposed as the objective replacement name for * Lucia, an error for Lusia Walker, [1858].

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Amilaga was proposed as the objective replacement name for * Lucia, an error for Lusia Walker, [1858].

Lusia has been used as the original generic name for species which are now in the Geometridae.

Poole (1989) included LUSIA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of AMILAGA Swinhoe, 1901.

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Junior name(s):
Lucia ; Swinhoe, 1901: 16.
Lusia Walker, 1858: 1079 (key), 1113.


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