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

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Genus:
Emydia Boisduval, 1828 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 39.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena grammica Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 822.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Blanchard , 1840. In: Castelnau, Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 3: 489.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:- A junior objective synonym of Spiris Hübner, [1819].

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Senior name:
Spiris Hübner, 1819: 169.


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