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

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Genus:
Heliothis Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 5.

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Commn zool. Nom. 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 Opinion 789: 215. Placed on the Official Index of Rejected nnd Invalid Generic Names in Zoology: Name No. 1857.

Only included species: * Heliothis jucunda Hübner, 1808, subsequently made nomenclaturally available as Melipotis jucunda Hübner, 1818.

See: MELIPOTIS Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Melipotis Hübner, 1818: 17.


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