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

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Calamia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 240.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena virens Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 847.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9: 340.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) GERMANY: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

P. virens is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena tridens Hufnagel, 1766, Berlin. Mag. 3 (3): 300.

Poole (1989) included CALAMIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included LUCERIA Heinemann, 1859; and LEDERERIA (as LEDERARIA) Grote, 1874 as junior synonyms of CALAMIA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus CALAMIA.

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Junior name(s):
Ledereria Grote, 1874: 54.
Luceria Heinemann, 1859: xvi, 442.

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