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

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Apphadana Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1212.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Apphadana evulsalis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1213.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) SRI LANKA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Apphadana Walker, 1865, ibidem 33: 1094, - Lepid., Noctuidae.

The objective replacement name is Amblygoes Butler, 1879.

See: AMBLYGOES Butler, 1879.

Poole (1989) included DRAGANA Walker, 1859; HILEIA Walker, 1862; APPHADANA Walker, 1866: 1212 (preoccupied); MARESIA Walker, 1866; and AMBLYGOES Butler, 1879 as junior synonyms of GESONIA Walker, 1859.

Poole (1989) included DAGASSA Walker, 1858; and APPHADANA Walker, 1865: 1094 as junior synonyms of RENODES Guenée, 1952.

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Senior name:
Amblygoes Butler, 1879: 69.

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