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

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Genus:
Miltochrista Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 166.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua rubicunda Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 68.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

N. rubicunda is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena miniata Forster, 1771, Nova Species Insectorum: 75. See also: Calligenia Duponchel, [1845].

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Junior name(s):
Miltochrysta ; Humphreys & Westwood, 1843: 98.
Mittochista ; Walker, 1856: 1685.


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