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

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Genus:
Sericia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 172.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Sericia spectans Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 173.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 130.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [AUSTRALIA]: ? Locality, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette, 1951, Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 20: 162

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SERICIA Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of SPEIREDONIA Hübner, 1823.

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