Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Agrophila Boisduval, 1840
Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid.
Junior Objective Synonym
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE
by subsequent designation by
Hist. nat. Ins.
[(as a junior name of `sulphurea Hübn.', an incorrect authorship of Noctua sulphurea [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, a name originally included in Agrophila and also an unjustified emendation of sulphuralis Linnaeus)]
Type GERMANY: ? Locality, (LS, London)..
Nye (1975) stated:-
Agrophila is a junior objective synonym of Emmelia Hübner, .
See: EMMELIA Hübner,  1816.
Poole (1989) included EROTYLA Hübner, 1822; and AGROPHILA Boisduval, 1840 as junior synonyms of EMMELIA Hübner, 1821.
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Emmelia Hübner, 1821: 254.