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

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Genus:
Azamora Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1757.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : CHRYSAUGINAE

Type-species:
Azamora tortriciformis Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1757.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye (1975) and Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Azamora was established in the Noctuidae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Chrysauginae by Hampson, 1897, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1897: 654.

See also: Amblyura Lederer, 1863.

AZAMORA was included within the subfamily PYRALIDAE: CHRYSAUGINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Amblyura Lederer, 1863: 276 (key), 357.


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