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Generic Names and their Type-species
Mormo Ochsenheimer, 1816
4 : 70.
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE
by subsequent designation by
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Type(s) MAURITANIA: ? Locality, (LS, London)..
Nye (1975) stated:-
but cited as 'N. maura Fabr.', an incorrect authorship.
Poole (1989) included MORMO in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).
Poole (1989) included LEMUR Hübner, 1822; MANIA Treitschke, 1825; and ACYRA Gistl, 1848 as junior synonyms of MORMO Ochsenheimer, 1816.
Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus MORMO.
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Acyra Gistel, 1848: x.
Arcyra ; Neave, 1939: 286.
Lemur Hübner, 1806: .
Lemur Hübner, 1822: 23, 30.
Lemures Ochsenheimer, 1816: 70.
Lemuris ; Curtis, 1831: 181.
Mania Treitschke, 1825: 294.