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

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Genus:
Grammesia Stephens, 1829 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 2 : 151.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua bilinea Hübner, 1803. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.45, fig.217.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Synopsis Genera Br. Insects : 94.

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MERISTIS Hübner, 1821; and GRAMMESIA Stephens, 1829 as junior synonyms of CHARANYCA Billberg, 1820.

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