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

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Genus:
Boana Walker, 1862 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1 : 110.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Boana semialba Walker, 1862. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 1: 110.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type BRAZIL: ? Locality, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Boana Gray, 1825, Ann. Phil. 26: 214, -Amphibia. The objective replacement name is Naboa nom. n. [1975].

See: NABOA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included BOANA Walker, 1862 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of NABOA Nye, 1975.

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Senior name:
Naboa Nye, 1975: 326.


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