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Blepharum Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 4.

Rejected Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Nye (1975) stated:-

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

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Common zool. Nom., 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 Opinion 789: 213. Placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology: Name No. 1830.

Only included species * Blepharum amica, Hübner, 1808, ibidem: 4, later published and made nomenclaturally available as Ephesia amica Hübner, 1818.

See: CORISCE Hübner, [1823] 1816.

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Senior name:
Corisce Hübner, 1823: 279.

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