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

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Genus:
Mythimna Ochsenheimer, 1816 . Schmett. Eur. 4 : 78.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena turca Linnaeus, 1761. Fauna Suecica : 322.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Samouelle , 1819. Entomologists useful Compendium : 251.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SWEDEN: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PHILOSTOLA Billberg, 1820; MITHIMNA Sodoffsky, 1837; and HYPERIODES Warren, 1910 as junior synonyms of MYTHIMNA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus MYTHIMNA.

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Junior name(s):
Hyperiodes Warren, 1910: 94.
Mithimna ; Sodoffsky, 1837: 87.
Philostola Billberg, 1820: 87.


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