Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Gortyna Ochsenheimer, 1816
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NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE
Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend
by subsequent designation by
Entomologists useful Compendium
[(as 'flavago Hüb.', an incorrect authorship)]
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)
Nye (1975) stated:-
but cited as 'flavago Hüb.', an incorrect authorship.
Poole (1989) included GORTYNA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins (1999) in Kristensen. Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).
Poole (1989) included CNEPHOZETA Billberg, 1820 (as GNEPHOZETA Billberg, 1820); OCHRIA Hübner, 1821; and XANTHOECIA Hampson, 1908 as junior synonyms of GORTYNA Ochsenheimer, 1816.
Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus GORTYNA.
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Cnephozeta Billberg, 1820: 88.
Gnephozeta ; Poole, 1989: 466.
Ochria Hübner, 1821: 233.
Xanthoecia Hampson, 1908: 9 (key).