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

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Genus:
Ophiussa ; Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 266.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling [of OPHIUSA].

Poole (1989) included OPHIOGENES R.I., 1817; MEROPIS Hübner, 1818; HEMACHRA Sodoffsky, 1837; ANUA Walker, 1858; STENOPIS Mabille, 1880; PERANUA Berio, 1959; SUBANUA Berio, 1959; and PEROPHIUSA Berio, 1959 as junior synonyms of OPHIUSA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Senior name:
Ophiusa Ochsenheimer, 1816: 93.


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