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

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Genus:
Neochera Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 173.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGANAINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena dominia Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 123, 174, pl.263, figs A, B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 389.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Coromandel, (? Depository)..

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

P. dominia is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1782.

Included in the ARCTIIDAE : AGANAINAE by Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980), treated as a subfamily of NOCTUIDAE by Kitching & Fletcher, in Kristensen (1999).

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