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

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Genus:
Oria Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 240.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua musculosa Hübner, 1808. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.78, fig.363.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ORIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included SYNIA Duponchel, 1845; and TAPINOSTOLA Lederer, 1857 as junior synonyms of ORIA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in ORIA Hübner, 1821.

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Junior name(s):
Synia Duponchel, 1845: 120.
Tapinostola Lederer, 1857: 36, 123.


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