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

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Genus:
Blepharidia Püngeler, 1900 . Dt. ent. Z. 13 : 122.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Invalid Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Heliophobus lama Püngeler, 1900. Dt. ent. Z. 12: 293, pl.9, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) CHINA: Qinghai, Kuku-Noor, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Blepharidia Hübner, 1822, -Lepid., Noctuidae. The objective replacement name is Blepharosis Boursin, 1964. Blepharidia Püngeler has been placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology: Name No. 1831.

See: BLEPHAROSIS Boursin, 1964.

Poole (1989) included BREPHARIDIA Püngeler, 1900 as a junior synonym of BLEPHAROSIS Boursin, 1964.

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Senior name:
Blepharosis Boursin, 1964: 34.


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