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

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Genus:
Heraema Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 501.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Pachnobia mandschurica Graeser, 1889. Berl. ent. Z. 33: 256.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4 males [U.S.S.R.]: Amurland, Raddefka and Blagoweschtschensk, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HERAEMA 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 only 1 species in the genus HERAEMA.

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