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

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Genus:
Hapala R.L. [Reichenbach], 1817 . Jena. allg. Lit.-Ztg 1 : 283.

Status:
Junior Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena mundana Linnaeus, 1761. Fauna Suecica : 349.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

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

Notes:
Record from the BMNH card index of Lepidoptera names.

The card index gives HAPALA R.L. [Reichenbach], 1817: 283 as a junior synonym of NUDARIA Haworth, 1809: 156.

The type-species is given as Phalaena mundana Linnaeus, but the index card for mundana Linnaeus gives the original genus as Tortrix!

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Senior name:
Nudaria Haworth, 1809: 156.


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