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

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Genus:
Camptylochila Stephens, 1834 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) IV : 21.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Camptylochila undulalis Stephens, 1834. Illust. Br. Ent. 4(Haustellata 4): 22.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Synopsis Genera Br. Insects : 105.

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 ex. [? GREAT BRITAIN]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

This species is occasionally recorded from Britain but is not established in the Old World; it is a New World species common in U.S.A. and Canada.

Poole (1989) included EPIZEUXIS Hübner, 1818; CAMPTYLOCHILA Stephens, 1834; HELIA Duponchel, 1845 (preoccupied); CAMPYLOCHILA Agassiz, 1847; HELIA Guenée, 1854 (preoccupied); PSEUDAGLOSSA Grote, 1874; and ZENOMIA Dognin, 1914 as junior synonyms of IDIA Hübner, 1813.

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Junior name(s):
Campylochila ; Agassiz, 1847: 63.


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