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

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Genus:
Gypsitea Tams, 1939 . Entomologist 72 : 135.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Noctua leucographa Schifferm├╝ller, 1775. Ank├╝ndung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 83. [(of Sora Heinemann, 1859)]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Gypsitea was proposed as the objective replacement name for Sora Heinemann, 1859.

Poole (1989) included CERASTIA Stephens, 1850; SORA Heinemann, 1859; MATUTA Grote, 1874; and GYPSITEA Tams, 1939 as junior synonyms of CERASTIS Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Junior name(s):
Sora Heinemann, 1859: xvii, 459.


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