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

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Genus:
Patula Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 176.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena macrops Linnaeus, 1768. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 3: 225.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1913. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 12: 273.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type ? COUNTRY: India Orientali, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Patula Held, 1837, Isis, Jena 1837: 916, -Mollusca. The objective replacement name is Eupatula Ragonot, 1894.

See: EUPATULA Ragonot, 1895.

Poole (1989) included BYAS Billberg, 1820; NYCTIPAO Hübner, 1823; ARGIVA Hübner, 1823; PATULA Guenée, 1852; BOCANA Walker, 1865; CORIA Walker, 1866; EUPATULA Ragonot, 1894; CRISHNA Kirby, 1897; and CARIONA Swinhoe, 1918 as junior synonyms of EREBUS Latreille, 1810.

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Senior name:
Eupatula Ragonot, 1894: ccvii.


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