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

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Genus:
Mellinia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 235.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua palleago Hübner, 1803. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.40, fig.192.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 497.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. palleago is a junior subjective synonym of Noctva gilvago [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, Anhündung syst. Werkes Schmett. Wienergegend. 87.

Poole (1989) included XANTHA Billberg, 1820; CIRRHIA Hübner, 1821; CITRIA Hübner, 1821; MELLINIA Hübner, 1821; EUTHEMONIA Gistl, 1848; and TILIACEA Tutt, 1896 as junior synonyms of XANTHIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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