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

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Genus:
Brachyblemma Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 119.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena areos Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 50, pl.130, fig.D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) SAINT THOMAS: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Brachyblemma Wagler, 1833, Isis, Jena 1833: 904, -Reptilia. The objective replacement name is Habershonia nom. n. [Nye, 1975].

See: HABERSHONIA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included BRACHYBLEMMA Hampson, 1926 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of HABERSHONIA Nye, 1975.

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Senior name:
Habershonia Nye, 1975: 226.


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