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

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Genus:
Anthophila Ochsenheimer, 1816 . Schmett. Eur. 4 : 93.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : EUSTROTIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua purpurina Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 88. [(but cited for *Antophyla, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1829. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2): 72.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type AUSTRIA: Vienna region, [Type(s) lost]..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Anthophila Haworth, 1811, Lepid. Br. : 471, - Lepid., Glyphipterigidae. The objective replacement name is Porphyrinia Hübner, [1821].

See: PORPHYRINIA Hübner, [1821] 1816.

Poole (1989: 383) included ANTHOPHILA Ochsenheimer, 1816; PORPHYRINIA Hübner, 1821; EROMENE Hübner, 1821; TROTHISA Hübner, 1821; ECTHETIS übner, 1823; ODICE Hübner, 1823; HELIOMANES Sodoffsky, 1837; MICROPHISA Boisduval, 1840; MICRA Guenée, 1841; MICROPHYSA Guenée, 1841; GLAPHYRA Guenée, 1841; THALPOCHARES Lederer, 1853; MIXOCHARIS Lederer, 1853; MESTLETA Walker, 1865; EUMESTLETA Butler, 1892; THALOMICRA Spuler, 1907; POLYORYCTA Warren, 1911; GYOPHORA Warren, 1913; EUMICREMMA Berio, 1954; and RHYPAGLA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of EUBLEMMA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989: 143) included MESTLETA Walker, 1865; and MATAEOMERA Butler, 1886 (as METAEOMERA Butler, 1886) as junior synonyms of AUTOBA Walker, 1863.

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Senior name:
Porphyrinia Hübner, 1821: 256.


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