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

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Genus:
Orbona Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 232.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Cerastis serotina Ochsenheimer, 1816. Schmett. Eur. 4: 85.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 443. [(as a junior name of fragariae Esper, an incorrect authorship, placed by Hampson (on page 448) as a senior synonym of serotina Ochsenheimer)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (HNHM, Budapest)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

C. serotina was the name proposed for the misidentification Noctuai orbona Hufnagel sensu Hübner, [1803], Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl. 22, fig. 104. C. serotina is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua fragariae Vieweg, 1790, Tabellarisches Verz. Churmark Brandenburg einheimischen Schmett. 2: 56, pl. 2, figs 4, 5.

Poole (1989) included ORBONA Hübner, 1821; ORRHODIA Hübner, 1821; GLOIA Hübner, 1822; GLAEA Stephens, 1829; and DASYCAMPA Guenée, 1837 as junior synonyms of CONISTRA Hübner, 1821.

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