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

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Genus:
Euschesis Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 221.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Noctua janthina Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 78.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1903. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 4: 622.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included TRIPHAENA Ochsenheimer, 1816; EUSCHESIS Hübner, 1929; LAMPRA Hübner, 1821; TRIPHAENA Meigen, 1831; and XANTHOPTERA Sodoffsky, 1837 as junior synonyms of NOCTUA Linnaeus, 1758.

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