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

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Genus:
Neosema Rebel, 1907 . Lepid. Südarabien u. Insel Sokotra : 55.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Neosema sesamioides Rebel, 1907. Lepid. Südarabien u. Insel Sokotra : 55, pl.1, fig.12.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [SOUTHERN YEMEN]: [Socotra] Sokotra I., (NHM, Wien)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Separates of this paper by Rebel were dated 1907 on the original wrapper and were issued in that year, prior to its repaginated publication in 1931 in Denkschr. Akad. Wiss. Wien 71 (2):31-130.

Poole (1989) included AGRONOMA Hübner, 1821; GEORYX Hübner, 1821; SCOTIA Hübner, 1821; NOCTUA Boisduval, 1829; PSAMMOPHILA Stephens, 1850; ELEGARDA Walker, 1865; TETRAPYRGIA Wlaker, 1865; COMOPHORUS Alphéraky 1887; POROSAGROTIS Smith, 1890; LYCOPHORUS Staudinger, 1901; MESEMBREUXOA Hampson, 1903; NEOSEMA Rebel, 1907; POWELLINIA Oberthür, 1912; PSAMMOPHILA Stephens, 1850; and HERMONASSOIDES Strand, 1915 as junior synonyms of AGROTIS Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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