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

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Genus:
Aplecta Guenée, 1838 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 7 : 217.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena nebulosa Hüfnagel, 1766. Berlin Mag. 3(4): 418.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Guenée , 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 6: 77.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type GERMANY: Berlin region, [Type(s) lost]..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Aplecta is a junior objective synonym of Polia Ochsenheimer, 1816.

See: POLIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

Poole (1989) included CHERA Hübner, 1821; POLIA Boisduval, 1829 (preoccupied); and APLECTA Guenée, 1838 as junior synonyms of POLIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Senior name:
Polia Ochsenheimer, 1816: 73.


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