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Hada Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 86.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Noctua dentina Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 82.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Boursin , 1965. Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 34: 183. [(but cited as `nana Hfn.' which Boursin referred back to his earlier work (Boursin, 1964, ibidem 33: 217) where he placed nana as the senior synonym of dentina)]

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

Nye (1975) stated:-

N. dentina is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena nana Hufnagel, 1766, Berlin. Mag. 3(4): 398.

Incorrect type-species designation: Phalaena nana Hufnagel, a name not, by originall included in Hada, and not linked with one of the, originally included names when cited by Tams, 1939, Entomologist 72: 72.

Hada Billberg, 1820, an unjustifiable emendation of Hadena Schrank, 1802; given by Kocak, 1981, Priamus 1 (1) : 22.

Poole (1989) included LASIONHADA Berio, 1980 as a junior synonym of HADA Billberg, 1820.

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus HADA.

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