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

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Genus:
Menada Kozhanchikov, 1937 , in Fedchenko. Fauna SSSR (Insecta, Lepid.) 13(3) : 593, 651.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis nomas Erschoff, 1874. In: Fedchenko, Reise in Turkestan 2(5): 38, pl.3, fig.36.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.S.R.] & [IRAN]: Turkestan, Cocandensi near Karakasuk & Isfairam, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included METAXYJA Hübner, 1821; EXARNIS Hübner, 1821; BROTIS Hübner, 1821; TELMIA Hübner, 1821; MIMETES Hübner, 1821; PLEONECTOPODA Grote, 1873; CARNEADES Grote, 1883; CHORIZAGROTIS Smith, 1890; PARAGROTIS Dyar, 1903; OROSAGROTIS Hampson, 1903; MESOEUXOA Corti, 1932; MENADA Kozhantschikov, 1937; and LONGIVESICA Hardwick, 1970 as junior synonyms of EUXOA Hübner, 1821.

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