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

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Genus:
Blepharidia Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 11, 14, 33.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unavailable Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Not nomenclaturally available as a genus-group name. Hübner used Blepharidia on all three pages, in a suprageneric sense for one of the names of his tribes (Namen der Stämme) listed on page 33. Hübner listed his genus-group names on page 35. Blepharidia is included here as Berio, 1957, Memiore Soc. ent. ital. 36: 9, has accepted it as an available generic name from 1818 and has designated as type-species, Ephesia amica Hübner, 1818.

See: CORISCE Hübner, [1823] 1816.

Poole (1989) included HEMIGEOMETRA Haworth, 1809; EPHESIA Hübner, 1818; LAMPROSIA Hübner, 1821; BLEPHARIDIA Hübner, 1822; ASTIOTES Hübner, 1823; CORISCE Hübner, 1823; EUCORA Hübner, 1823; EUNETIS Hübner, 1823; MORMONIA Hübner, 1823; BLEPHARONIA Hübner, 1825; ANDREWSIA Grote, 1882; CATABAPTA Hulst, 1884; and ANDREUSIA Hampson, 1913 as junior synonyms of CATOCALA Schrank, 1802.

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Senior name:
Corisce Hübner, 1823: 279.


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