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

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Lamprosia Hübner, 1821 . Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl.[214].    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:

Noctua amatrix Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.103, fig.487.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (? Depository).. Type-locality by implication of title, Europe

Nye (1975) stated:-

TYPE-LOCALITY by implication of title, Europe, but this was probably an error as the species illustrated is not known to occur in the Old World but is widespread in NORTH AMERICA.

Poole (1989) included HEMIGEOMETRA Haworth, 1809; EPHESIA Hübner, 1818; LAMPROSIA Hübner, 1821; BLEPHARIDIA Hübner, 1822; ASTIOTES Hübner, 1823; CORISCE Hübner, 1823; EUCORA Hübner, 1823; EUNETIS Hübner, 1823; MORMONIA Hübner, 1823; BLEPHARONIA Hübner, 1825; ANDREWSIA Grote, 1882; CATABAPTA Hulst, 1884; and ANDREUSIA Hampson, 1913 as junior synonyms of CATOCALA Schrank, 1802.

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