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

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Genus:
Chionophila Guenée, 1865 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (4) 4 : 686.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena plantaginis Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 501.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 2: 143.

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

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Parasemia Hübner, [1820].

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Senior name:
Parasemia Hübner, 1820: 181.


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