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

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Genus:
Orthogonia Felder & Felder, 1862 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 6 : 38.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Orthogonia sera Felder & Felder, 1862. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 6: 38.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females CHINA: [Che-Kiang] Ning-po, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ORTHOGONIA 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 8 species in the genus ORTHOGONIA.

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Junior name(s):
Orthogonica Hampson, 1908: vii (key), 45.


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