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

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Genus:
Xylomoia Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 451.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Xylomoia separata Staudinger, 1892. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 6: 451, pl.12, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 2 females [U.S.S.R.]: Amur district, Sutschan area, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included XYLOMOIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus XYLOMOIA.

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Junior name(s):
Xylomoea ; Hampson, 1909: 534.


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