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

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Oncocnemis Lederer, 1853 . Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 3 : 368.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Amphipyra confusa Freyer, 1840. Neuere Beitr. Schmett. 4: 26, pl.303, fig.1.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 13. [(as `confusa Ev.', an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R.]: [Krasnoarmeysk] Sarepta, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Oncocnemis was also used by Lederer, 1857, Noctuinen Eur. :32, 94, having the same included species.

Poole (1989) included PHORNACISA Walker, 1862 (as PHORNACISSA on page 727); METAHADENA Morrison, 1876; and COPIHADENA Morrison, 1875 as junior synonyms of ONCOCNEMIS Lederer, 1853.

Poole (1989) included 106 species in the genus ONCOCNEMIS.

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