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

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Genus:
Adena Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 197.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Adena xanthialis Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 198.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior homonym of Adena Agassiz, 1847, Nomencl. zool. 8 170, - Lepid. Noctuidae. The objective replacement name is Deana Butler, 1879.

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Senior name:
Deana Butler, 1879: 451.


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