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

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Genus:
Poecilia Schrank, 1802 . Fauna boica 2(2) : 157.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : BRYOPHILINAE

Type-species:
Noctua perla Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 70.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Synopsis Genera Br. Insects : 96.

Type specimens:
Type AUSTRIA: Vienna region, [Type(s) lost]..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Poecilia Schneider, 1801, in Bloch, Syst. Ichthyologiae: 452, - Pisces. The objective replacement name is Bryophila Treitschke, 1825.

See: BRYOPHILA Treitschke, 1825.

Poole (1989) included POECILIA Schrank, 1802; EUTHALES Hübner, 1820; JASPIDIA Hübner, 1822; BRYOPHILA Treitschke, 1825; BRYOLEUCA Hampson, 1908; BRYONYCTA Boursin, 1957; NYCTOBRYA Boursin, 1957; SCYTHOBRYA Boursin, 1960; HYMENOCRYPHIA Boursin, 1967; and BRYOPSIS Boursin, 1970 as junior synonyms of CRYPHIA Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Bryophila Treitschke, 1825: 57.


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