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

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Genus:
Spiramia ; Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (14) : 1318.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unjustified Emendation

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An unjustified emendation of Spirama Guenée, 1852.

See: SPIRAMA Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included SPIRAMIA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of SPIRAMA Guenée, 1852.

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Senior name:
Spirama Guenée, 1852: 194.


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