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

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Genus:
Hemerophila Hübner, 1817 . Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : pl.[213].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 6

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : CHOREUTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena albertiana Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 163, pl.372 fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) and Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

P. albertiana is dated from the wrapper of part 31, not from the title-page of volume 4 which is dated 1782.

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Junior name(s):
Gauris Hübner, 1821: [1].
Guaris ; Fernald, 1900: 236.
Hemerophila Fernald, 1900: 239.


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