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

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Genus:
Maurilia Möschler, 1884 . Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 33 : 298.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Maurilia lubina Möschler, 1884. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 33: 298, pl.16, fig.13.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [SOUTH AFRICA]: Kaffernlandes, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

M. lubina is a junior subjective synonym of Xanthodes arcuata Walker, [1858] 1857, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 12: 779.

Poole (1989) included MAURILIADIA Berio, 1966 as a junior synonym of MAURILIA Möschler, 1884.

Poole (1989) included 23 species in the genus MAURILIA.

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