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

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Genus:
Hemiceras Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 379.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Hemiceras cadmia Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 383, pl.13, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 29.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) NORTH AMERICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Hemiceras was originally placed in the Noctuidae.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Hemiceras was established in the Noctuidae; it was placed in the Notodontidae by Druce, 1887, Biologia cent.-am. (Zool.) Lepid. -Heterocera 1: 249.

See also: Comidava Walker, [1863].

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