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

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Genus:
Herchunda Swinhoe, 1900 . Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. (2) : 592.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Premusia hirtissima Walker, 1863. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 7: 173.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (UM, Oxford)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 592 (as type)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. hirtissima was originally proposed as * Remusia, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

Poole (1989) included DYSEDIA Rogenhofer, 1874; and HERCHUNDA Swinhoe, 1900 as junior synonyms of PREMUSIA Walker, 1858.

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