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

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Genus:
Renia Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 80.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Renia orthosialis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 82, pl.4, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 219.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males BRAZIL: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included RENIA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included GISIRA Walker, 1859; and CRYMONA Walker, 1862 as junior synonyms of RENIA Guenée, 1854.

Poole (1989) included 33 species in the genus RENIA.

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