Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)
Nye (1975) stated:-
N. basilinea is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena sordens Hufnagel, 1776, Berlin. Mag. 3(3): 306.
Poole (1989) included APAMEA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching (199) in Kristensen. Other genera formerly included in AMPHIPYRINAE are included in the HADENINAE by Kitching, (loc. cit.).
Poole (1989) included ABROMIAS Billberg, 1820; SEPTIS Hübner, 1821; XYLOPHASIA Stephens, 1829; HAMA Stephens, 1829; AGROSTOBIA Boie, 1835; CRYMODES Guenée, 1841; SYMA Stephens, 1850; DIMYA Moore, 1882; EURABILA Butler, 1889; ELEEMOSIA Prout, 1901; PROTAGROTIS Hampsonm, 1903; AGROPERINA Hampson, 1908; TRICHOPLEXIA Hampson, 1908; HETEROMMA Warren, 1911; and HETEROMMIOLA Strand, 1912 as junior synonyms of APAMEA Ochsenheimer, 1816.
Poole (1989) included 131 species in the genus APAMEA.
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