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

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Genus:
Porphyrinia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 256.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : EUSTROTIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua purpurina Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 88.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10: 63.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Poole (1989: 383) included ANTHOPHILA Ochsenheimer, 1816; PORPHYRINIA Hübner, 1821; EROMENE Hübner, 1821; TROTHISA Hübner, 1821; ECTHETIS übner, 1823; ODICE Hübner, 1823; HELIOMANES Sodoffsky, 1837; MICROPHISA Boisduval, 1840; MICRA Guenée, 1841; MICROPHYSA Guenée, 1841; GLAPHYRA Guenée, 1841; THALPOCHARES Lederer, 1853; MIXOCHARIS Lederer, 1853; MESTLETA Walker, 1865; EUMESTLETA Butler, 1892; THALOMICRA Spuler, 1907; POLYORYCTA Warren, 1911; GYOPHORA Warren, 1913; EUMICREMMA Berio, 1954; and RHYPAGLA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of EUBLEMMA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989: 143) included MESTLETA Walker, 1865; and MATAEOMERA Butler, 1886 (as METAEOMERA Butler, 1886) as junior synonyms of AUTOBA Walker, 1863.

Porphyrinia Hübner [1821] 1816, was treated as a valid genus, revalidated by Beck, 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 38.

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Junior name(s):
Anthophila Ochsenheimer, 1816: 93.
Anthophilae Hübner, 1806: [2].
Antophila ; Hübner, 1806: [2].
Antophyla ; Duponchel, 1829: 72.
Heliomanes Sodoffsky, 1837: 89.
Talpochares ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 423.
Thalpochares Lederer, 1853: 377.


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