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

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Genus:
Minucia Moore, 1885 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 159.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Noctua lunaris Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 94.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included OPHIODES Guenée, 1841 (preoccupied); and NANTESIA Kirby, 1897 as junior synonyms of MINUCIA Moore, 1885.

Poole (1989) included 9 species in the genus MINUCIA.

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Junior name(s):
Ascalapha Hübner, 1806: [2].
Nantesia Kirby, 1897: 173.
Ophiodes Guenée, 1841: 77.


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