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

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Genus:
Elvesia ; Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : 434.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unjustified Emendation

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An unjustified emendation of Elwesia Hampson, 1894.

See: ELWESIA Hampson, 1894.

Poole (1989) included ELVESIA Hampson, 1906 as a junior synonym of ELWESIA Hampson, 1894.

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Senior name:
Elwesia Hampson, 1894: 164, 171.


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