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

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Benjaminiola Strand, 1928 . Arch. Naturgesch. 92(A) 8) : 50.

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Arsilonche colorada Smith, 1900. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 22: 414. [(of Buchholzia Barnes & Benjamin, 1926)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females [U.S.A.]: Colorado, Glenwood Springs, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Benjaminiola was proposed as the objective replacement name for Buchholzia Barnes & Benjamin, 1926.

Poole (1989) included BENJAMINIOLA 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 (1999).

Poole (1989) included BUCHHOLZIA Barnes & Benjamin, 1926; and EUBUCHHOLZIA Barnes & Benjamin, 1929 as junior synonyms of BENJAMINIOLA Strand, 1928.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus BENJAMINIOLA.

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Junior name(s):
Buchholzia Barnes & Benjamin, 1926: 68.
Eubuchholzia Barnes & Benjamin, 1929: 184.

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