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

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Othreis Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 264.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena pomona Cramer, 1775. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 122, pl.77, fig.C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 131. [(as *fullonica Linnaeus (an incorrect subsequent spelling) which Moore placed as the senior synonym of pomona Cramer)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Coromandel Coast, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

P. pomona is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena fullonia Clerck, 1764, Icones Insect. rariorum 2: pl.48.

Treated as a junior synonym of Eudocima by Kitching & Rawlins in Kristensen, 1999) in the subfamily Calpinae.

Poole (1989) included ELYGEA Billberg, 1820; LEPTOPHARA Billberg, 1820; TRISSOPHAES Hübner, 1823; OTHREIS Hübner, 1823; MAENAS Hübner, 1823; RHYTIA Hübner, 1823; ACACALLIS Hübner, 1823; OPHIDERES Boisduval, 1832; ACACALIS Agassiz, 1847; OTHRYIS Agassiz, 1847; KHADIRA Moore, 1881; ADRIS Moore, 1881; VANDANA Moore, 1881; ARGADESA Moore, 1881; HALASTUS Butler, 1892; PURBIA Moore, 1881; and EUMAENAS Hampson, 1924 as junior synonyms of EUDOCIMA Billberg, 1820.

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