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

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Genus:
Bocana Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (31) : 57.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Bocana lunaris Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 57.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Bocana Walker, [1859] 1858, ibidem 16: 170, - Lepid., Noctuidae. The objective replacement name is Coria Walker, 1866.

See: CORIA Walker, 1866.

Poole (1989) included BYAS Billberg, 1820; NYCTIPAO Hübner, 1823; ARGIVA Hübner, 1823; PATULA Guenée, 1852; BOCANA Walker, 1865; CORIA Walker, 1866; EUPATULA Ragonot, 1894; CRISHNA Kirby, 1897; and CARIONA Swinhoe, 1918 as junior synonyms of EREBUS Latreille, 1810.

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Senior name:
Coria Walker, 1866: 1982.


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