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

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Genus:
Blephara Ochsenheimer, 1816 . Schmett. Eur. 4 : 94.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unavailable Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Name not used again in Lepidoptera. A similar name Blepharidia Hübner, 1822, has been subsequently proposed.

Published as a junior synonym of Catocala Schrank, 1802, and not subsequently treated as an available name under the Code, Article 11 (d).

See: CATOCALA Schrank, 1802.

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Senior name:
Catocala Schrank, 1802: 158.


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